Category Archives: children’s books

Picking Favorites

By S. J. Brown We all have favorite things, that special gift from long ago, or a place with fond memories. Sometimes our favorite is a sentence that just glides off the tongue and completes a thought. After every photo … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

The car was fully loaded, leaving just enough room for Jay and me.  The back seat held a small cooler for drinks, 2 camera bags, 2 duffle bags, and a bag of snacks.  In the trunk was a large cooler … Continue reading

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My Alter Ego

by Sarah M. Chen / S. Michele Chen It’s tough establishing a new identity. I know a few of you Wranglers have pen names so you probably know what I’m talking about. My children’s chapter book, SUPERBEETLE, is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Going to the Fair

This post by Gayle M. Irwin On Saturday I sat at a booth at the Winter Maker’s Market, a monthly vendor experience operated by Wyoming Food for Thought. The organization helps feed children in need and operates a farmer’s market … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that … Continue reading

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The Power of One

 By S. J. Brown Can one person truly make a difference, ABSOLUTELY.  Think about this one person came up with the idea of bottling water.  Last year alone Americans used approximately 50 billion bottles of water.   Unfortunately only 23 percent … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game.

By S. J. Brown At some time in our lives we all have to wait. We wait in line at the grocery store, or sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office.  Farmers wait for just the right time … Continue reading

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A Time for All Seasons

by Gayle M. Irwin I’m coming off an extremely busy month writing-wise, and none were for myself (unless you count financially  ). Ironically, all the articles were due the same day: February 22. I completed seven short stories which … Continue reading

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What’s in a Pen Name?

by Sarah M. Chen As I scramble to have everything ready for the Left Coast Crime conference in Phoenix (which is in a few days, yikes!), something in the back of my mind continues to tug at me. No, it’s … Continue reading

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Counting

By S. J. Brown So how was your Valentine’s Day? Did it include candy, a card, flowers and dinner out?  Jay and I celebrate Valentine’s Day in a less traditional way.  Last year it was bitter cold, and windy, I … Continue reading

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