Sometimes when you meet someone through connections and serendipity it feels like you already know them and after a few hours chatting with them you realize if it weren’t for a mutual acquaintance, you wouldn’t have met at all. This sums up how I feel about Jason and I’m so happy to know he’s inContinue reading “Welcome Author Jason Gruhl – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Rondi Frieder, winner of THE MANY MEANINGS OF MEILAN, by Andrea Wang! Please email me so that I can connect you with your prize! Don’t miss other amazing giveaways still available from Henry Herz, Alda P. Dobbs, Katelyn Aronson, and Denise Vega! Comment on individual posts to enter the giveaways for books, critiques,Continue reading “Winner Announcement 9/27/21”
I caught this big buck mid bugling and standing up to meet another buck.
I’m so happy to share my interview with author, writing professor, and generous force for literacy from picture books to YA, Denise Vega. I met Denise through our local SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) where I’ve learned so much from her presentations. Denise is an inspiration to the writing community and I’mContinue reading “Welcome Author Denise Vega – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Marla Yablon winner of the giveaway from the multitalented Dow Phumiruk who has offered a winner’s choice giveaway of one of her books! I was at the launch last week for HELLO, TREE! written by Ana Crespo and illustrated by Dow and it’s magnificent. Marla, please email me at ljrwritenow at Gmail toContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 9/20/21”
Colors greet my eyes as Sunday morning sunrise paints the horizon
I’m very excited to help celebrate author, Katelyn Aronson’s third picture book, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, illustrated by Eve Farb which released in August. My love for cows and bulls began in childhood so when I first heard this book announcement, I may have shrieked with joy. CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL is a delightful storyContinue reading “Welcome Author Katelyn Aronson – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Rinda Beach, winner of SNOOZAPALOOZA from author Kimberlee Gard illustrated by Vivian Mineker. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I did! It’s perfect for bedtime and getting ready for winter. Rinda, please email me so that I can connect you with the author. Don’t miss out on other amazing giveawaysContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 9/13/21”