Yes, Virginia–WTEWYEpart 9 was supposed to post last week, but hey–when you have a new book-baby (and your internet goes out…) TIME and SCHEDULES fly out the window. Just ask Mike Jung, book-dad of the hilarious middle grade novel, GEEKS, GIRLS, AND SECRET IDENTITIES, which came out last October (Happy First Birthday to GG&SI !)… Read more »
Category: Author Visits
99 Hairbows and a BlogHopHappyDance: tag–they’re it!
When my pal Naomi Kinsman invited me on this blog hop, my brain reacted the way it had several invitations before: Do NOT do this Blog Hop. You are way too busy already. Plus you are still waiting for 99 out of the 100 Hair Bows From Around the World, promised in that 2006 chain… Read more »
What To Expect When You’re Expecting–a BOOK!
We’re expecting–BOOKS! Call me crazy, but the last few weeks before the September release of my picture book, DECK THE WALLS (Sleeping Bear Press) remind me of the long-anticipated wait for the birth of our daughter–without the “beached whale” feeling. (Thank goodness!) So, in honor of Labor Day–yes, I realize it’s not a celebration of… Read more »
You’re invited to a (free) Author Skype/Book Party!
Deck the Walls! You’re invited to a (free) Author Skype/Book Party! September 1st is the Birthday of my new picture book, Deck the Walls (Sleeping Bear Press, illustrations Nick Ward) so get ready to party! For the entire month of September 2013, I’m offering FREE 20+ minute Skypes with classes and schools who host a… Read more »
Lunch with the 4th, 5th, and 6th graders…
I sat outside for lunch at a recent school visit, further off from where the kids were eating. Three 4th grade boys asked to sit with me. (Yay!) Another pal came over and they taught me to play Pogo= book research! The bell rang –4th grade lunch ended–and hello–5th graders wanted autographs. Boy: “Will you… Read more »