Looking Forward and Looking Back 2022

It’s that time of the year for looking back and forward to see what progress I’ve made in my new kidlit career.

Looking back:

2022 wasn’t the year I thought it would be. I ended up getting so much more than I [Read More]

Kidlit Author Mission Statement to Help You Grow

I spend lots of time listening to podcasts. Many of those podcasts are focused on kidlit (or other writing and creativity). On my Friday morning walks, it’s time for Book Friends Forever (and Unorthodox). I listen to everything at 2x [Read More]

Save the Cat and My Manuscript

My cat is fine. My manuscript isn’t. There are reasons for this. Here is goes…

I don’t outline. I don’t write character worksheets. I don’t plot. I don’t plan. I have no pre-writing system.

I write the first scene and the last scene [Read More]


Our new book is out! Growing Up Jewish In India, ed. Ori Z Soltes, Niyogi Books, October 2021, is a collection of essays and over 150 images that explore how Indian Jews retained their unique characteristics, as well as became integrated into [Read More]

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