Unless you’re already famous for something else; rock star, movie actor, professional athlete—you most likely will not sell a million copies of your book—your first book let’s say. For Joe Shmo and P.S. Bartlett and many other authors, being successful takes a good deal of time, good marketing and a great support base. If you’re … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Being an Author
First of all, I grew up in Baltimore in the inner city. We lived in a row home in South Baltimore or what is now called Federal Hill. When I was a small child, the neighborhood I grew up in was wonderful. Mothers watched their children. People kept their streets and alleys clean and free … Continue reading Do the Protesters in #Baltimore Really Want the Truth or To Be Right?
Most of these were taken at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD and a couple just around the house.
I love the Baltimore Book Festival. Last year was my first year participating as an author because well, I was an author for the first time last year. 😉 Last year, I was in the author's tent. It was an excellent opportunity to meet readers, sell some books, sign some books and meet some very … Continue reading Baltimore Book Festival Month is Here – Who’s Going?
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Life is made up of choices. One of the best choices I ever made was Western Senior High School in Baltimore, MD. "Western High School: A National Blue Ribbon School Western High School, founded November 1, 1844, is the oldest all-girls public high school in the United States and is one of the city’s and … Continue reading Tonight I’m Getting Personal and Sharing my Amazing High School With You
I got my book badge for FIREFLIES tonight! It's real! As cliche as it sounds and as much as I'd love to win in one of the two categories I am nominated in, I am just so honored and blessed to have made it into the finals. Thank you to anyone and everyone who has read … Continue reading Pardon Me While I Scream!!!
Because I love you guys and because I don't believe in secret recipes unless you plan to plop it in a can or jar and slap a label on it, I'm going to let you in on a not so secret homemade, delicious, mouth watering family specialty... Peg's Maryland Crab Soup Start with a large … Continue reading My Momma’s Crab Soup – Here, Have Some!
I had hoped to get a good bit of editing done this weekend but I opted for real world offerings. The sun was plenty this weekend here in Maryland and although the pool was still quite chilly, it felt nice to take a dip and spend time with my family. My babysitting adventure was a … Continue reading Not Much Editing But Lots of Sun and Soup
I RARELY Rant on my blog. I'll make an exception for my Granddaughter. If any of you live in Maryland and have children who are 4 years old and you'd like to enroll them in Anne Arundel County Public Schools Pre-K, I wish you luck. I can only speak on the laws in Maryland … Continue reading Go to the back of the line little girl. No Pre-K 4 for you. You don’t meet the public school criteria.