Two First Amendment Books by Yours Truly

At a time when our national attention sits securely, sometimes obsessively, on the goingson of Washington, D.C. and our national leaders — be they elected, electoral, or judicial — young viewers and readers deserve thoughtful texts exploring the roots of our rights. For parents, teachers, and librarians seeking such books for the voracious omnivorous reader,… Continue reading Two First Amendment Books by Yours Truly

Body of Knowledge by Yours Truly

Today, I’m as happy as a maggot in pus because my short story, “Body of Knowledge” appears in the the February 2016 issue of Muse Magazine for Kids! Based on true events in 19th century Dublin, the hair-raising tale follows four teens on a¬†midnight¬†errand to rob a grave! If I’ve done my job as a… Continue reading Body of Knowledge by Yours Truly

Guest Blogging: The Sweet Nectar of Success

(Migrated post. Content originally appeared 10/2013 on jennifermichellemason.blogspot.com.) For writers, success is like nectar. It’s oh-so-sweet, but comes in small servings and only after lots and lots of diligent toil. Recently, I got to be the guest-blogger on Zach Hively long-running blog of books, thoughts, and other interesting ephemera. In that post, I announced to… Continue reading Guest Blogging: The Sweet Nectar of Success