• Author Update,  New Releases

    Tiny Creature Tales

    Stories by M.A. Moore Cover, Photographs and Sketches by Nancy Tully   Five children’s short stories involving the adventures of backyard critters found in the Pocono Mountains.  All told through the eyes of the beasties themselves! Follow the intrepid Monty Monarch and his friend, Henrietta Ruby-Throat, as they grow up facing danger and realize the importance of friendship. While Grandpa Wood Turtle teaches a lesson to young hatchlings and a sassy rabbit named Bunny.   All stories grandmother and seven-year-old approved!   Available at: amazon.com for $12, http://www.amzn.com/dp/B09fccldmr or Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center gift shop for $10   All proceeds go to the KC Environmental Education Fund. Mary Anne…

  • Interview,  Writer's Life

    The Origins of The Case Of The Missing Monarch

    Life became pretty lonely when the pandemic lockdown began in March 2020. But the birds began arriving a few weeks later, and escape to the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge became my sanctuary and link to the outside world. I teamed up with a fellow birder who remained as diligent as I about masking and social distancing. The Case of the Missing Monarch started out as a serial sent to a select two to lift all our spirits, and document some of our nature adventures at the Refuge. I added a murder mystery plot and a couple of interesting leading characters who go to a lot of trouble to find…