Resilience in the Pandemic of 2020 Something special today, sharing a video for these times by a friend and colleague, another gifted friend going back to our college days, Kathleen Murphy, creator/producer of @life.all.in. Kathleen describes her platform of inspiration, Life All In, as "Interviews with people living vibrant, engaged lives - about opening doors … Continue reading Life All In
James Joyce's Ulysses has been celebrated 'round the world since its release in 1920, to such acclaim that the date upon which it is set, June 16th, is known as Bloomsday, after protagonist Leopold Bloom. Sláinte! If you know nothing else about this modern classic, you've probably heard it was banned, at least in England and the … Continue reading Happy 100th Bloomsday!
Quick note: I'm upgrading this site to allow followers to filter by "all ages" versus "not for children" content. Makes a lot of sense since I create stories for both audiences with an equal passion. Just check the "Topics" nav at the right -- view all, or filter by one of the categories. Thanks!
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#kidlitquarantine Library closed? Storytime cancelled at the bookstore? Gather 'round IG LIVE here on my Insta Saturday 3/28 11:00 am EDT I will read Go to Sleep, Little Creep! (By yours truly and @ashleyspires) and howl at the moon with the Monster Tots! #kidlitquarantine #geekdadwarjournal #gotosleeplittlecreep #randomhousekids #storytime @amherstarts @life.all.in @picturebookplaydate @picturebookblogger @scatteredbooks @splitrockbooks @powerhouseon8th … Continue reading #kidlitquarantine – Reading on IG LIVE tomorrow!
RESCHEDULE NOTICE: I RAN INTO A CHAIN OF SOFTWARE INCOMPATIBILITIES BETWEEN MY MAC, MY ENCODER AND YOUTUBE AND HAVE TO FIND A DIFFERENT CHANNEL. STAY TUNED.
Library closed? Storytime cancelled at the bookstore?Gather the kids around the old YouTube this Sunday Morning! Kids' Author Reads! Go to Sleep, Little Creep!Sunday 3/22 10:30am Eastern Livestream* at: https://youtu.be/gpbUOCtumZE#kidlitquarantine #geekdadwarjournal #gotosleeplittlecreep #randomhousekids *this is a low tech event, just me reading my book and howling at the moon on camera... but if you have … Continue reading #kidlitquarantine
Story Time at Greenville Elementary Book Fair, Scarsdale NY When my daughter was in elementary school, I never missed a chance to volunteer during the annual book fair, so it's always a pleasure to visit school book fairs today with a spirited reading of Go To Sleep, Little Creep. The bright young creatures at Greenville … Continue reading Halloween Week Story Times
From Mark Bellusci and Dan Chichester comes this update: "Another writer gets down to the street level of writing with us, as we invite David Quinn to get on the mic. David writes children’s books, like Go To Sleep, Little Creep, comics (Faust, Nightvision, Ghost Rider, Dr. Strange and many more) as well as blue chip corporate communications." … Continue reading Talking to the Street Writers, Part One! UPDATE: Parts One and Two!
Hey, writers! Working storytellers Mark Bellusci and Dan Chichester serve up an energized, fun two punch combination of a podcast I enjoy, Street Writers. Each chapter is honest, entertaining and only takes you away from, like, actual writing for ten minutes. Mark and Dan riff off each other to share practical knowledge and actionable advice … Continue reading Recommended for Writers (Or Any Creatives) – Street Writers Podcast