Welcome Author Jennifer Buchet – Giveaway Alert

I’m welcoming Jennifer Buchet to the blog today to share her inspiration and a few other things about her book, LITTLE MEDUSA’S HAIR DO-LEMMA (Clear Fork Publishing, May 2021) illustrated by Cassie Chancy. Jennifer was in my debut group when ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, illustrated by Ariel Boroff from Eifrig Publishing released in 2019.Continue reading “Welcome Author Jennifer Buchet – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 11/29/21

Congratulations to Rinda Beach, winner of a signed copy of PIGTURE PERFECT, by Jenny Goebel. Rinda, please email me so that I can connect you with Jenny. Ljrwritenow at G mail. There are still open giveaways from author Diana Murray and new independent bookstore The Wandering Jellyfish. Tomorrow I will share my interview with authorContinue reading “Winner Announcement 11/29/21”

Late November & Still on the Trail

Charlie and I have been taking advantage of the extended warm fall. In spite of a dusting a few days ago, we still haven’t had any measurable snow since April. I love seeing it on the distant peaks while enjoying the dry, warm trails near home.

The Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore – Giveaway Alert

Today I have the joy of celebrating The Wandering Jellyfish, a new independent bookstore which opened last summer in Niwot, Colorado. The two owners are writers I know from SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and since they opened, I’ve been there more times than I can count. I recently visited to shareContinue reading “The Wandering Jellyfish Bookstore – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 11/22/21

Congratulations to Abbi Lee, winner of the giveaway from Shaunda Wenger! This is a winner’s choice giveaway. Abbi, please email me (ljrwritenow at g mail) to let me know if you want the picture book critique or a signed copy of CHICKEN FRANK, DINOSAUR! illustrated by Jojo Ensslin and some book swag. Don’t miss theContinue reading “Winner Announcement 11/22/21”

Welcome Author Diana Murray – Giveaway Alert

Today, I welcome author Diana Murray who brings us a double giveaway with her two most recent picture books, UNICORN NIGHT, illustrated by Luke Flowers and HELP MOM WORK FROM HOME, illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld. After the last year and a half of working from home, I’m guessing everyone will relate to this book. DianaContinue reading “Welcome Author Diana Murray – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 11/15/21

Congratulations to Denise Seidman, winner of the “Ask Me Anything” 30 minute Zoom with Julie Hedlund! Julie’s latest picture book, OVER, BEAR! UNDER, WHERE? illustrated by Michael Slack, released last week and is already receiving rave reviews and lots of laughs which are also rave reviews. Speaking of reviews, I’d like to take a momentContinue reading “Winner Announcement 11/15/21”