Poetry Contest: Inside the Sun

Hey everybody! So, the Riverside County Office of Education is having these weekly art contests. This is the last day for week one, poetry. The theme of the contest is Expressions of Change. Now, I don't usually write poetry, but I decided to enter. When I was younger I wrote poetry all the time until…

Hunger Games Trilogy Book Review

Hunger Games Trilogy consists of three books: Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. The books were written by Suzanne Collins. I have always known of the Hunger Games, but never really understood the popularity until February, last month. It was a Sunday, and my sister and I found the movies on TV! We managed to…

What to do When You’re Cooped up in the House.

Right now our world is experiencing something, well, not normal. The Corona virus is causing the world to put many things at a stand-still. For example: schools are being closed. The college I attend has closed campus and postponed classes. So other than my adventures in the front/backyard, I don't really have anywhere to go…

School Visit; Kornblum Elementary School

The week of March 2nd was "Read Across America Week"! I was invited to a 'Meet the Author' and book signing at Kornblum Elementary School in L.A. I had an amazing time! I had a chance to speak with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes. In each class I talked about how and why…

What Editing Really is.

On Monday I visited Kornblum Elementary in LA and spoke to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classes. I had such an amazing time! All the details about that will be shared next week! Something I shared with all the kids stuck with me though, something my editor and I talk about a lot. Most…