Review

“A deftly crafted and thoroughly fun read … especially and unreservedly recommended for elementary school, middle school, and community library Fantasy Fiction collections.” —MBR Midwest Book Review

Focus

Shiny Object Syndrome

Rachel and Kevin both fell victim to Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS), sacrificing their main goals for distracting new opportunities. SOS, caused by our attraction to novelty, can undermine focus and progress. Establishing clear priorities and strong boundaries are crucial strategies to combat SOS, improving life satisfaction and productivity.

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The art of saying ‘no’.

I’m deep into research for the third book in the Lucy and Dee series. In writing the first two titles, I learned that the secret to success in almost any endeavour is large, uninterrupted blocks of focused time. And this is especially true of research.

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