Category Archives: Writing about Religion in Children’s Books

Mrs. Middlejoy and the Church Mice Sing!

Finally!  I can announce my latest projects: a new website:  Mrs. Middlejoy and the Church Mice  A FREE eBOOK:  Mrs. Middlejoy and the Joyful Noise a Christmas Music CD in production.  You can sneak a peek here. I’ve even followed … Continue reading

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Readers, Help Me Decide. Is Simpler Better?

This morning I wrote a song, a very simple song for children to sing.  It started as I sang to myself while I was making breakfast,  pouring a drink into a “Let Your Light Shine” mug. At my laptop, the … Continue reading

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The Church Mouse That Sang, part two

Our earlier story… My character, Mrs. Middlejoy, came to me on a walk.  I had been trying to write a murder mystery, mostly because I love reading them. But the story wasn’t going well.  It was predictable, trite.  I had … Continue reading

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