I Begin Again

The helium balloons are now a few inches from the floor. The confetti under my feet is dirty. It’s time to sweep it up. It’s time to crack my knuckles and open a new word document. “Cadence” is not over. What … Continue reading

The Mind-Blowing Beginning

“…we start in the middle and fight out way out.” -Vickie Karp What is possibly more important than a beginning in a book? I argue that it is the most valuable part. The beginning is a fishing line, with a … Continue reading

It All Starts With an Idea

It has occurred to me, since so many others have admitted to me that they have “always wanted to write a book,” that I should document the stages of my own experience with writing. For I, too, have “always wanted … Continue reading