Canterbury Book Fair offers opportunities for authors, readers

I’m thrilled to be asked to return as a featured author at the 2012 Canterbury Book Fair scheduled for April 16 from 4-7pm. This special day/time is an opportunity for local librarians/teachers to peruse books recommended by Canterbury staff and parents. If all goes as planned, I will have copies of all of my books... Continue Reading →

My Publishing Story as told to John Kremer

Today I have the honor of being featured on John Kremer’s blog. Mr. Kremer is the guru of book marketing. I’ve read his blog on this subject for years and have implemented many of his ideas to market my nine non-fiction children’s books. My particular post is titled: Book Marketing Makeover: How One Author Got... Continue Reading →

Try this Indonesian recipe for Satay Ayam

Start the New Year with a cultural experience! This simple, delicious recipe is from my children’s cookbook, Recipe and Craft Guide to Indonesia (Mitchell Lane Publishing). Satay Ajam can be served with rice and peanut sauce, another recipe found in the book. The book, written for students in grades 4-8 (many adults have purchased it!),... Continue Reading →

Mandy & I Present Demonstration of the Culture of Indonesia

Last night my daughter Mandy & I presented a talk/demo about Indonesia to patrons of the Wells County Public Library. We showed Indonesian items Mandy has brought home and talked about the importance of crafts in that culture. I then showed some of the crafts middle school students made with me for my book, Recipe... Continue Reading →

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