Tag Archives: Tracy Holczer

January 06

Brave in the Woods – On Found Objects, Creativity and Beginnings by Tracy Holczer

My newest book, Brave in the Woods, came out yesterday. On momentous occasions like this, I like to reflect back on the path that brought me there. In this case I’ve been taking stock of not just this book’s creation journey, but the two that came before. My small book mountain is something I never […]

November 16

COVER REVEAL: Everything Else in the Universe by Tracy Holczer

I have always believed in, “write what you know.” Not so much in a literal way, such as, “I grew up in an apartment building and so I’ll write about a kid growing up in an apartment building.” But more along the lines of writing what I know about the emotional truth of that experience. […]

February 26

SAD, DARK AND TWISTY MIDDLE GRADE – TWO AUTHORS’ PERSPECTIVES by Tracy Holczer and Nikki Loftin

When I was a kid, I used to dress up in my mother’s nightgowns, layers and layers of lace and silky chiffon, draped across my shoulders, sometimes veiling my face, but always trailing behind me like the train of a wedding gown. I would play “Peter and the Wolf” and “Arabian Nights” on the record […]

June 23

Inspiration and Magic by Tracy Holczer

What was the inspiration for The Secret Hum of a Daisy?   A couple of months ago, my editor asked me to write a letter and I addressed this. I’d like to share what I wrote.   “When I was eight years old, I had a porcelain statue named Mary that I believed was magic. […]