Character Development for Character Development

My story about shelter animal adoption is written, and I’ve been working diligently with the artist, Gokhan Bas to expand the cast of characters in this series of children’s picture books about Luna, Asher and their family. In Start With Sorry, we created Luna and Asher as our heroes. Luna’s a bit younger than her brother, Asher and is working on developing her empathy skills. ┬áTogether they learn and grow through everyday challenges, with the help of Mom, Dad and their pet cat, Buddy. Read more about Character Development for Character Development

Start With Sorry

Start With Sorry: A Sibling Rivalry Story Teaching Empathy

Writing is my passion, particularly when it comes to helping to guide the children of our future through positive messaging. I wrote “Start With Sorry” with this simple concept in mind. Empathy is an important life skill when it comes to social interaction and building lasting relationships with others, and more often than not, a parent can come across as an authoritarian lecturer when trying to explain this concept to a young child. I’ve found that teaching through storytelling is a much better method to engage young children. Read more about Start With Sorry: A Sibling Rivalry Story Teaching Empathy