Book Trailer: Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery is available September 1, 2018, from Carolrhoda Lab™. Warning: explicit language and mature themes.
Summary: When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, she’s confused. The last thing she remembers is leaving (read more
I offer classes and workshops through organizations such as Carpe Diem Arts as well as privately.
I can also tailor experiences to help you reach your goal whether it’s to sing at an open mic, jam on the uke, or (read more
Are you a teacher or librarian or aspiring songwriter who is also interested in STEM/STE(A)M education? I teach STEM and STE(A)M songwriting workshops and residencies for:
What is a STE(A)M song?
In (read more
Granger Middle School has been active on Twitter, documenting how they’re getting ready for the One Book One School celebration of Guitar Notes. I get to visit soon! The students will know the book and songs better than me!
Thanks to Utah readers for choosing Guitar Notes as the best YA book of 2015. I’m proud to be this year’s winner of the Beehive Book Award.(read more
When I want to write a song, I often start by jotting down everything I think of when I consider the main idea of the song. In this case, for my novel Get Happy, my character Minerva wants to write (read more
Thanks to media specialist Denise DeMello, I met students in the King Philip Middle School Book Club after school for a Songwriting Skype. First, I shared an example of one of my songs. I sang it on the spot and (read more
Author Katherine Heiny had 31 rejections for a short story before finally getting an acceptance. Where did she finally land it? The New Yorker. These kind of rejection stories just illustrate the subjectivity of the judging process.
If you’re submitting (read more