Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

As a homeschooler, my greatest challenge was also my greatest joy: spending all day, everyday, with my kids. I loved learning with them, seeing their faces light up when they mastered something and finding ways to tailor the learning to their strengths. But it wasn’t all fingerpaint and field trips. It was also finding ways…… Continue reading Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

Inspiration for Writers

As writers, we may feel that our most productive time is spent getting the words down. But where do we find those words to begin with? And when we are burned out and our well is dry, where can we go for inspiration? Are you a writer first? A mom? A dad? Are you a…… Continue reading Inspiration for Writers

Creativity in Marketing

I was struck recently by the concept of imagination. Why did God give us an imagination? One reason, perhaps, is to fuel our creativity. To allow us to think more broadly and give us a chance to consider things we might not have considered if we were to think logically all the time. The gifts…… Continue reading Creativity in Marketing

It’s release day!

Letters in the Woods officially released today! I am overwhelmed by the support we have had. Everything from messages to shared posts to pre-orders. Thank you all so much! The book will also be available as an ebook for those who prefer to read on a device. There was a slight delay but I was…… Continue reading It’s release day!

Off to the printers!

Letters in the Woods, an early literacy picture book, has been sent to the printer! Holding the proof in my hands was wonderful but watching my four-year-old granddaughter read through it was surreal! Letters in the Woods will be available soon from retailers everywhere! Author Susan Reimer & Illustrator Sara Thompson with Letters in the…… Continue reading Off to the printers!

Literature: An antidote to isolation and tragedy

Years before Susan Vreeland wrote the best selling novel Girl In Hyacinth Blue, she attended a gathering where she observed the great love of a family, the Hollys, in which both parents were blind. Below, Vreeland recounts the result of her conversation with their daughter Faith about the obstacles her parents faced in marrying and…… Continue reading Literature: An antidote to isolation and tragedy

Letters in the Woods: Cover reveal

I am excited to reveal the cover for Letters in the Woods! This picture book is an early literacy treasure hunt where readers will search for the shapes of letters hidden in whimsical watercolour illustrations by Sara Thompson. Coming soon from Word Alive Press, Letters in the Woods will be available wherever books are sold.