Welcome Author Shannon Stocker – Giveaway Alert

Today, I’m thrilled to share my interview with Shannon Stocker. We met through our 2019 debut group and quickly bonded over our alma mater (Go Northwestern!) writing, children, and the messiness of life. If you aren’t yet familiar with her, she has an amazing story which will be available as a memoir at some futureContinue reading “Welcome Author Shannon Stocker – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Chelsea Lin Wallace – Giveaway Alert

I’ve been connected with Chelsea through social media and Julie Hedlund’s 12×12 Picture Book Challenge for a few years. She’s shared some lovely poetry, photos of her adorable daughter, and some other posts that brought me to messaging her and ultimately to this interview. She’s one of many authors I haven’t met in person butContinue reading “Welcome Author Chelsea Lin Wallace – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Meera Sriram – Giveaway Alert

Today I’m sharing my interview with author Meera Sriram, who I met in our debut group in 2019. Her book THE YELLOW SUITCASE, illustrated by Meera Sethi shared a heartfelt story of traveling to India after losing a grandmother. Since then, she’s had three more picture books released and today we’ll be celebrating and learningContinue reading “Welcome Author Meera Sriram – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 3/10/22

Congratulations to Donna Rossman, winner of a signed copy of ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, by Laura Roettiger and illustrated by Ariel Boroff. Please email me with your address so that I can send your prize. Ljrwritenow @ Gmail.com Don’t miss the fantastic double giveaway still available from Nancy Churnin for signed copies of AContinue reading “Winner Announcement 3/10/22”

Winner Announcement 3/3/22

Congratulations to Jen Ruskin, winner of LAYLA AND THE BOTS: MAKING WAVES, by Vicki Fang, illustrated by Christine Nishiyama! Jen, please email me ljrwritenow G mail.com so that can connect you with Vicky. Don’t forget there are 2 other giveaways still open: ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, by Laura Roettiger & illustrated by Ariel Boroff.Continue reading “Winner Announcement 3/3/22”

Welcome Author Nancy Churnin – Double Giveaway Alert

Today is March 1st, which makes it feel like spring and we’re in the middle of a week of spring-like temperatures here in Colorado, so I’m celebrating that too. I’m also excited for March On With Mentor Texts, which is the newly formatted ReForReMo as part of the RateYourStory.org blog. I’m a Rate Your StoryContinue reading “Welcome Author Nancy Churnin – Double Giveaway Alert”

Aliana Reaches for the Moon turns 3 – Giveaway Alert

On February 19, 2019, ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, written by me! and illustrated by Ariel Boroff released from Eifrig Publishing to coincide with the full moon. If you follow this blog, you know how much I am inspired by the moon and the variety as it waxes to full and wanes to the slimmestContinue reading “Aliana Reaches for the Moon turns 3 – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 2/17/22

Congratulations to Lillie Pardo winner of a copy of TU YOUYOU’S DISCOVERY – FINDING A CURE FOR MALARIA, from author Songju Ma Daemicke illustrated by Lin. Lillie, please email me Ljrwritenow at G mail so that I can connect you with the author. Make sure to check out my interview from Tuesday with Vicky FangContinue reading “Winner Announcement 2/17/22”

Winner Announcement 2/8/22

Congratulations to Mariana Rios, winner of the 30 minute zoom chat with Lynne Marie. Lynne is the author of several books, most recently, THE THREE LITTLE PIGS AND THE ROCKET PROJECT, illustrated by Wendy Fedan. She’s the owner and administrator of RateYourStory.org Mariana, please email me Ljrwritenow at G Mail.com so that I can connectContinue reading “Winner Announcement 2/8/22”

Winner Announcement 2/3/22

Congratulations to Katherine Johnson, winner of VALENTINE’S DAY JITTERS by Julie Danneberg and illustrated by Judy Love. Thank you to Julie for sharing her inspiration and this wonderful prize. Katherine, please email me at Ljrwritenow at G mail.com with your address so that I can connect you with the author. And don’t forget to commentContinue reading “Winner Announcement 2/3/22”