Bethke, Roz

Bethke, Roz

Writing has been my passion since childhood, and I’ve worn many hats, including newspaper reporter and editor for business and college newsletters. I spent six years as a editor for the international College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) and six years as The Centerpiece editor, JCCC’s faculty newsletter for the Center for Teaching and Learning. I’ve had short stories and poetry published in college literary magazines. Other writing pieces fill my filing cabinet. After a long career as an educator,…

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Bushue, Sherry

Bushue, Sherry

S. J. Bushue owns, operates and is one of the authors of children’s books for The Little Fig, LLC. She can be found writing with everything from a stick in the sand to the back of her hand. Her creative works are inspired by vividly colorful dreams and her enchanting family. Sherry is published in children’s books, magazines, newspapers, and poetry collections. Sherry’s triple major led to post graduate studies focusing on the education of children with special needs. Her…

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Congratulations to Ann Ingalls!

Congratulations to Ann Ingalls!

Here’s a good news tidbit for Heartlander Ann Ingalls! Congrats, Ann!   New Publishers’ Weekly Post:   Ann Ingalls’s THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN MISSOURI, for the series The Twelve Days of Christmas in America, to Christina Pulles at Sterling Children’s, by Karen Grencik at Red Fox Literary (World).

Congratulations to Roderick Townley!

Congratulations to Roderick Townley!

Heartlander Roderick Townley’s novel, A BITTER MAGIC, has been selected to represent Kansas at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. this September. The State Librarian of Kansas, Jo Budler, writes, “I could not think of a better work for this honor!” Wonderful news! Congratulations, Roderick!