• My first book is published

    I just returned from an amazing weekend in Northern Michigan, where the book I wrote documenting the history of an all-girls summer camp was released during the centennial celebration. Though I knew exactly what the book would look like because I had been so involved in the editing and design process, and even signed off …

  • Publisher!

    The prospects for a publisher for my children’s book, Whirled Around the World, were feeling pretty slim up until about a month ago. My agent forwarded me and the illustrator Liz dozens of emails rejecting it. Some offered a little encouragement, some offered criticism, but none offered to represent us. The list of publishers was …

  • New project about my old camp

    Though I now consider myself a professional reporter and writer, there was a time when I most strongly identified as a professional camp counselor. I attended the same camp from age 11 to 25, from a hyper young camper to a counselor and later the assistant director. The camp where I spent my summers in …

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