Category Archives: On Writing

Interview with Jen Bryant, author of Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX

As my co-author Manuela Bernardi and I worked on our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World (along with another project we hope to be able to share with you soon!), we learned about so … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to be mentoring a new crop of writers in the January to June 2022 Creative Coaching Groups! If you’re looking for a way to take your work to the next level, check out this program available exclusively … Continue reading

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Publishing Skills for Writers starts this Wednesday! Register now!

3-webinar series: Publishing Skills for Writers – Wednesdays, July 7-21, 7-9 PM Eastern Being a successful writer is more than just creating great books, it also means navigating submissions and the publication process and communicating clearly and professionally with everyone … Continue reading

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This Wednesday! Join me for Storybuilding!

Webinar: Storybuilding – Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 7-9 PM Eastern (hosted by The Writer’s Center) Learn how to focus on the specifics you need at each stage of the writing process to build your characters’ world without ever losing sight … Continue reading

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Register now for Creative Coaching Groups: 6-Month Mentorship Program

I am excited to announce that I will be stepping into the Mentorship Program Coordinator position for SCBWI MD/DE/WV, spearheading the region’s new mentorship program for writers and illustrators, Creative Coaching Groups! This 6-month mentorship program, available only to SCBWI … Continue reading

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Sharpen Your Writing Skills This Summer!

I’m delighted to be teaching online for the Writers Center this summer! Based on Bethesda, Maryland, The Writers Center has a wealth of webinars and classes to help every writer improve their craft. I hope you’ll join me at one … Continue reading

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This Saturday! : A Conversation with Kidlit Authors

I’m looking forward to moderating this terrific panel featuring kidlit authors for all ages! A CONVERSATION WITH KIDLIT AUTHORS Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern (Online via Zoom) This panel is sponsored by the Maryland Writers Association and … Continue reading

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Register now for The Secrets of Show, Don’t Tell!

3-Webinar Series: The Secrets of Show, Don’t Tell with Kathy MacMillan Tuesdays at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific (Each webinar is 90 minutes long) Part 1: January 12, 2021 Part 2: January 19, 2021 Part 3: … Continue reading

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One Week from Today! Join Me for CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES!

Choices and Consequences Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. Includes access to recording for 30 days after live event. Compton Crook Award Finalist and author of fiction and nonfiction for children, teens, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow! Join me for STORYBUILDING!

Storybuilding Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific No matter what your genre, a rich palette of details brings the world of your story to life. Compton Crook Award Finalist and author of fiction … Continue reading

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