Kindle Unlimited Nature Books

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Authors are having a love-hate relationship with Kindle Unlimited. Some are seeing increased sales from it, while others are reporting massive declines. Readers, however, are loving it. Kindle Unlimited offers yet another price-point option for reading books. Those of us …

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A Slingshot in Heaven

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My built-in antennae went up. There was a secret, a big one. My parents were whispering together at the front window. My Mom, her forehead creased with worry and Dad with an angry frown were huddled together in frantic conversation. …

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The Neighborhood Bullies

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I was on my knees crying, candy scattered all around me while the Crewboys laughed. Every time I tried to get up they pushed me to the ground again. I was surrounded. Four boys and a girl had me pinned …

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The Hidey-Hole Secret Room for Kids

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It was a glorious summer day with the sun shining brightly in a clear, blue sky. My cousin Abby and I were playing in a creek bed. We were six years old. The trickle of water that flowed gently over …

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The Hamster Diary

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September 25, 2013: This hamster thing… I guess I haven’t been posting about our newly adopted hamsters. They kept me up all night long last night, after realizing that TWO hamsters could beget HUNDREDS more. We had no idea of …

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Kindle Comic Creator Application

I decided to give the Kindle Comic Creator Application a try for a kid’s book entitled, “Do Turtles Eat Strawberries.” I’d already successfully published several coffee table photo books on Kindle which were written in straight HTML, then run through …

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