5 Activities You Can Do This Family Literacy Day (Jan 27th)


Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Reading together is great! But there’s so much more you can do to promote literacy and learning at home. So we decided to ask a few of our authors for some of the things they do with their families. Here are five suggestions that we loved:   1) Sing Together in the Car Alison Hughes I […]

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Performance Critique Workshop – Author Guest Post from Erin Thomas


Erin’s most recent novel, Forcing the Ace, is a new addition to the Orca Limelights series—books for kids who love the performing arts. —- The other night I sat in a room with a handful of other writers here in my hometown. It’s a routine occurrence—we’re a writing group, and we meet at the library every second Tuesday. We all write in different genres and styles, we all bring different backgrounds and experiences to our writing, and we’re all there for one reason: To make the work better. One of the things I found most […]

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