A television documentary, Escape From Havana: An American Story, premieres Thursday, May 27 at 9PM ET on CNBC. This one-hour show is narrated by Meredith Vieira, co-anchor of NBC News TODAY and highlights the success stories of four members of Operation Pedro Pan. Pass the word. And the popcorn...
Just wanted to share I've sent my completed draft of Exile (chapter book) to Stacy Dekeyser for a professional critique (check her out at http://stacydekeyser.com/ and http://www.thejustifiedline.com/). After I complete her suggested revisions, I'll ask my new friends in the Pedro Pan community to read the manuscript and comment from their perspective. I'm really looking forward to their insights. Special thanks today to Alberto Magin Martinez Sanchez for sharing his collection of photographs and memories. Every time I see a face that belongs to a name I've read, I understand more clearly and connect more deeply.
For my writer friends:
"Do not wait for inspiration to strike. Inspiration is only ever granted to those who work hard."
--- Zoe Heller, author
Carrie Pearson is a children's book author and creator-cheerleader.