Hyler Communications Musings

Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre (CAMAC) & Paris, France Photos

Each time I view my photos taken in France, I receive inspiration. Expect to see my next middle grade novel filled with an imagination sparked via the French countryside and Paris. In the meantime, enjoy this selection of photos!

SCBWI, an invaluable resource for children book writers

Writing books, whether for children or adults, is a business. Yet, after a 25+ year business career, the camaraderie of aspiring authors and authors in the Society of Children Book Writers strikes me as unparalleled. I took a moment to reflect on this following my month-long writing residency at Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre (CAMAC) […]

In France, residents live and laugh with uncertainty for the future

The headline of this blog post summarizes the Guardian news article I am attaching. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/28/paris-soldiers-on-street-change-way-of-life As the article states, French writer Albert Camus writes of individuals and their “ability to forget.” It was disconcerting to walk around Paris and regularly encounter a team of four soldiers, with weapons at the ready. Paris remains on high alert […]