Tip of the Week: Critical Thinking & Synthesis…

I recently conducted some college writing workshops for a senior summer college prep program in Chicago. The students volunteered for the program, so I applauded their willingness to be proactive in their preparation for college. During my presentation, they answered my questions and even laughed at my clever jokes 🙂 I stressed the importance of essay writing basics: Introduction/Thesis Statement, …


Dream Inside

Q: How can you write a book with three children and teach? A: How can I not?! It’s a dream inside. It took me seven years from concept to hard copy and now Kindle to complete, Lime. In that time, I had twins…wrote, went through a divorce…wrote some, moved…wrote often, worked…wrote more , traveled…took a break, taught…wrote sporadically, cried, gave-up, cried some …