Send a paper airplane (or fifty)

Send a paper airplane (or fifty)

So, most of you have seen the lovely Disney short “Paperman.” If not, please find it on YouTube. I’ll wait. So, I watched it about fifty times yesterday. And I fell in love with it. So. You see this form? Our hero folds about a hundred of them magliette calcio a poco prezzo and sails them out the window. … so I made this thing for you, because I am[...]

Just call me “Sugar Burn”

Just call me “Sugar Burn”

There’s been a lot of creative stuffs going on at Chez Mantchev… the bit I can actually share with you is my recipe for fantastically ginger cookies. (Between friends, I refer to these as Boozy Woozy Timey Wimey cookies, because I started making them for a friend I gifted with a TARDIS cookie jar. Plus, ginger joke!) The recipe, adapted from The Barefoot Contessa’s Ultimate Ginger Cookie is as follows:[...]

And now a word from the Stage Manager

And now a word from the Stage Manager

Well, not THAT Stage Manager, but the lovely Morgan Keyes, whose novel DARKBEAST is now out in stores. She’s here to let you in on a few backstage bits of information about stage management and writing! # Many thanks to Lisa, for allowing me to visit and tell you about my middle grade fantasy novel, Darkbeast.  In Darkbeast, twelve-year-old Keara runs away from home rather than sacrifice Caw, the raven[...]