Welcome Author Christine Evans – Giveaway Alert

I’m very happy to welcome Christine Evans to the blog today. We met two years ago as part of a picture book debut group. She also writes inspiring poetry and today she’s here to share her latest books to be released: WISH LIBRARY a new chapter book series! The words “chapter book” takes me backContinue reading “Welcome Author Christine Evans – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Alex Giardino – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome Alex Giardino whose beautiful book, ME + TREE, illustrated by Anna & Elena Balbusso is being released today! If you enjoy book birthdays as much as I do, you should go order it now from your favorite indie bookstore and bake a cake to make the most of the celebration. I’ll wait.Continue reading “Welcome Author Alex Giardino – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Martha Freeman – Giveaway Alert

We are lucky today, as Martha Freeman takes a break from her very busy writing schedule to give us some insights into her books and inspiration. She is the author of many wonderful books for children of all ages, including BORN CURIOUS: 20 GIRLS WHO GREW UP TO BE AWESOME SCIENTISTS which was the lastContinue reading “Welcome Author Martha Freeman – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Vivian Kirkfield – Giveaway Alert

Today’s guest is the amazing Vivian Kirkfield. I am lucky enough to count on her when I need writing advice, a critique, and someone to share the ups and downs of our lives. I’m pretty sure she would agree our friendship means a lot. Over the past few years, we discovered how much our livesContinue reading “Welcome Author Vivian Kirkfield – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcements 2/22/21

Congratulations to Ellen Leventhal winner of the AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERSTARS package of 3 books by Claudia Mills. Congratulations to Lenora Biemans winner of HOME FOR A WHILE by Lauren Kerstein. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail.com so that I may put you in touch with the authors. Don’t forget to comment on other openContinue reading “Winner Announcements 2/22/21”

Welcome Author-Illustrator Stan Yan – Giveaway for Teachers

Today I am excited to share my interview with Stan Yan. He’s a wonderful member of my local chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators and we’ve crossed paths at many events supporting others as well as promoting our own work. As you can see from his profile, he’s a fun guyContinue reading “Welcome Author-Illustrator Stan Yan – Giveaway for Teachers”

Welcome Author Claudia Mills – Giveaway Alert

Today’s guest is both a wonderful writer and a very dear friend. I met Claudia at a local Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) when I was new to Colorado. To be honest, didn’t have many friends at the time, so when Claudia was introduced as the guest speaker and called ‘someone anyoneContinue reading “Welcome Author Claudia Mills – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Lauren Kerstein – Giveaway Alert

Today my very special guest is Lauren Kerstein. She is a wonderful critique partner, friend, and an amazing human being. Her latest book, HOME FOR A WHILE, is the perfect marriage of her talents as a psychotherapist and picture book author. HOME FOR A WHILE is out in the world today, yes TODAY! I amContinue reading “Welcome Author Lauren Kerstein – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Evelyn Bookless – Critique Giveaway

On today’s blog, I have the pleasure of sharing my interview with Evelyn Bookless as we celebrate the release of her second picture book, CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE TREE MACHINE. If you missed her first book, CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE PLASTIC SCENE, go ahead and order both of them now from your favorite indie bookContinue reading “Welcome Author Evelyn Bookless – Critique Giveaway”

Welcome Author Carrie Finison

I’m happy to welcome Carrie Finison to the blog today. Her second picture book DON’T HUG DOUG is releasing next Tuesday, January 26th so now is The Perfect Time to order it from your favorite local indie bookstore! Her first book, DOZENS OF DOUGHNUTS which made everyone smile, and probably run out to a doughnutContinue reading “Welcome Author Carrie Finison”