Author Archives: KSMitch17

5 Great Reasons to Attend the Arkansas SCBWI Conference this June

Although Arkansas is the proud host of quite a few writing conferences, the Society for Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) conference is the only major conference in the state focused specifically on writing for children. Here are my top 5 reasons for attending the conference! Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Fantastic Fridays, Writing for Children | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

School for Life – Springdale’s School of Innovation

The Springdale School District in Northwest Arkansas recognized the need for its students to keep pace with changing technology and that education these days is not a one size fits all approach. Enter the Don Tyson School of Innovation. Continue reading

Posted in Fantastic Fridays, Sponsored :Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s National Library Week!

Some of my earliest memories involve biweekly trips to the library in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. I loved walking inside this older, red brick building where the smell of books greeted you, along with the librarians.

There’s nothing like that booksy smell? Am I right, fellow library lovers? Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment