I’m so delighted to feature best-selling author Lee Tobin McClain as my guest today. Lee was one of my mentors in grad school. She is not only a multi-published successful author but a superb teacher and an inspiring role model for her students– including me! Below are her responses to my interview questions followed by…

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My son went back to work this past week at the inner city high school where he teaches. When he handed in the requested form indicating that he planned to return the following year, his principal was effusive. “He got really excited, Mom,” my son told me. “It feels good to be wanted.”   It…

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  I just got back from an amazing writer’s conference, In Your Write Mind, at Seton Hill University. It happens every June, and is not only for alums of their MFA program but for any interested writer.  Not only was it chock full of great workshops, panels, opportunities to pitch to agents and an editor,…

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