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My Guest Today is Sandy Sieber! Drop in and say hi!
Sandy Sieber has been an educator for forty years in the homeschooling world as well in the public school sector. She has a Master's Degree from Bloomsburg State and has been designing curriculum for many years for her own children.
Now she has begun to publish her research and ideas so others can benefit from them.
What five words describe you?
Believer, serious, determined, multi-tasker, petite
What are you working on at the minute? What is it about?
Currently I am
finishing up abook about famousPennsylvanians includingWilliam Penn, Ben Franklin, Richard
Allen,LucretiaMott, John Roebling, Winfield Scott
Hancock, Thomas Read, and Jimmy Stewart.
Which actor/actress would you like to see playing the lead
character from your most recent book?
I wouldenjoyingseeingNicolas Cageposing asFrankPiaseckiflying his newly built helicopter over
the streets of mid-1900sPhiladelphia.
If you could have been the original author of any book, what
would it have been
I wish I had
writtenMake Way for Ducklingsby Robert McCloskey because it is my
favorite children’s book and is still selling in stores,73 years after it was first published.Another reasonIlikeit is becauseI once hatched Mallard ducks that I
named Jack,Kack, Lack, Mack,Nack, Pack, and Quack.
What is the hardest thing about writing?
The hardest thing
for me is to carve out time for writing in my schedule.
Any tips on how to get through the dreaded writer’s block?
For me the best
thing to do is to just start writing about anythingand go from there to what I should be
Where would your dream location be for writing?
I would love a cozyone roomcottage in the woodswith lots of windows, a feeding
station for animals, and regular knocks on the door from thosedelivering my meals.
When creating characters, are they based on people in your life?
Since I writehistoricalnonfiction, I base my books on real
peoplefrom the past.
Do you read your reviews? Do you respond to them, good or bad?
Do you have any advice on how to deal with the bad?
I forgot to look to
see if I have any! Usually, I try to say nothing when criticized.
If you couldn't be a writer, what would you be?
If I were starting
over in life, I would seriously consider being an art teacherif I couldn’t be a writer.
What would you tell your younger self that would have helped you
in yourwriting career?
“Younger self, get
adegree in English instead of
Where can we buy your books?
My Kindle versions
and paperbacks are onAmazon.For the workbook size and my
make-your-own game book, you have to contact me throughmy website.
How can we keep up with you? Blog, Facebook, etc......