Published in the January/February 2014 issue of Books Make a Difference magazine.
Above a garage in coastal Maine, there is a magical place where gnomes go backpacking, buoys guide lobstermen, and bear buddies climb into igloos for the night. Each lovingly-crafted three-dimensional fabric character has a story to tell. In her new book, Sewing Tales to Stitch and Love, Kerry Goulder has infused real life stories into unending opportunities for make believe, and hopes to inspire other storytelling crafters to spread this magic throughout the world. [...]
Published in the May/June 2013 issue of Books Make a Difference magazine.
Over the last few years, writing women, who happen to be mothers, have turned to blogging for more than space to share diary entries. The inter-connectedness of writing, life, motherhood, and growth means the stories on one blog are invariably tied to the stories of many others. Four mom bloggers talk about what writing their story, and reading other moms’ stories, has meant to them. [...]
Published in the May 2013 issue of Books Make a Difference magazine.
It is late afternoon on a chilly Tuesday. David Small and Sarah Stewart have gathered in the parlor of their historic home on the river in a small Michigan village. They laugh as they talk about books, life, and what it’s like to be married to an intensely creative person. Their multiple-award-winning creations come from a place that spans broken childhoods and a happy 32-year marriage. Books have mended them and given them each a voice to inspire others. [...]