My poem, "Gray Fox," appears in the Nov./Dec. 2012 issue of LADYBUG magazine.
Haiku: My haiku has appeared in Frogpond, Notes from the Gean, Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest, Acorn, Prune Juice, A Hundred Gourds, and Chrysanthemum.
My historical fiction story, "The Dinner Bucket," appears in the April 2011 issue of Highlights. This story is based on my mother's growing-up experience as part of a tenant farmer family in rural Arkansas in the 1940s. :0)
I'm proud to be on board for a fourth year as a contributing writer for the CORE ESSENTIALS character education curriculum. I write the animal descriptions which link to each month's featured value in addition to a few other features. (Twist my arm to write about animals!) The program, designed for grades K-5, seeks to "create a culture of caring, respect, and personal responsibility."
In her life B.C. (Before Children), Robyn wrote hundreds of feature stories for local publications, primarily on the arts, education, and animals.
Robyn's essay about work habits, "Chips and Dip," appeared on the Institute of Children's Literature website. The article is no longer available there, but click the logo for great writing tips!
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