research Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

The Bee's Knees–Facts about Bee Swarms

by Joanna Campbell Slan I couldn’t let my “bee encounter” buzz by without doing a wee bee research activity. Here’s what I learned: The bees that are dying are domestic honeybees, commercially raised. The colonies are collapsing. African bees are mating with wild honeybees, creating a more aggressive strain. By looking at them, a bee […]

How I Write Short Stories–Part I

I get a lot of questions about how I write short stories, so I thought I’d take you through my process, step-by-step. Just so you know, I don’t consider myself an expert. There are probably a million ways to approach a project like this. But perhaps walking through it with me will be interesting to […]