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  The United States’ first public library, located just outside Boston, was founded with books from Benjamin Franklin’s private collection. It was named Franklin Public Library in his honor. Franklin was a famous inventor, innovator, and statesman. He spent time in France helping John Adams secure France’s support in the Colonies’ […]

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin established the first circulating library in the United States? It was called The Library Company of Philadelphia, founded in 1731. That was before the U.S. had won her Independence from England! It also housed the Library of Congress from 1774-1800, and is today the […]

My Writing Process Blog Tour It was through my SCBWI critique group that I learned of the fascinating “My Writing Process” blog tour that has been making its way to select children’s authors across the globe. I was intrigued and honored to have been asked to participate, to the degree […]

Jumping down the rabbit hole!   A full decade ago, a marketing guru encouraged me to start blogging. The term had just been coined; the concept scarcely existed. I resisted. I’ve now enlisted. My Writing Process Blog Tour Though privacy is no less sacred to me today than it was […]

O Dichotomy!  This Reluctant Blogger would far prefer writing the story, to writing about the writer. But the creative process is so fascinating . . . Honored to have been invited to participate in the “My Writing Process” blog tour that is currently making its way across the globe, I […]