Winner Announcement – 11/10/22

Congratulations to Lori Tecler, and thank you to Jennifer Chambliss Bertman author of SISTERHOOD OF SLEUTHS, a wonderful new middle grade mystery! Lori, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail dot com so that I can connect you with Jennifer for your prize. Don’t miss my interview with Susanna Leonard Hill from Tuesday celebrating herContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 11/10/22”

Welcome Author Susanna Leonard Hill – Giveaway Alert

It is a joy to welcome Susanna Leonard Hill to my blog today to celebrate her latest picture book, ALPHABEDTIME, illustrated by Betsy Snyder. Susanna is not only the author of more than twenty-five picture books, she has one of the best blogs for picture book enthusiasts, whether you’re a writer, a reader, or bothContinue reading “Welcome Author Susanna Leonard Hill – Giveaway Alert”

Thankful for Readers – Giveaway

I’m sharing a giveaway from my PictureBookGold group today that includes ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, written by me, illustrated by Ariel Boroff and published by Eifrig Publishing. 3 winners will each win 3 books! Enter through KingSumo, (sorry US only) for a chance to win 3 books! https://kingsumo.com/g/9tfdss/thankful-for-readers

Winner Announcement 10/27/22

Congratulations to Jany Campana, winner of a brand new picture book from author Sarah Aronson, BRAND-NEW BUBBE, illustrated by Ariel Landy. Jany, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail dot com so that I can connect you with your fabulous prize! If you haven’t read my interview with Jennifer Chambliss Bertman from Tuesday celebrating SISTERHOODContinue reading “Winner Announcement 10/27/22”

Welcome Author Kellye Crocker – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome debut middle grade author Kellye Crocker who I met at our SCBWI conference three years ago. As I shared yesterday, this past weekend was our first return to a big in-person conference. Our region has so many wonderful authors and illustrators that back in the winter all of our independent bookstores cameContinue reading “Welcome Author Kellye Crocker – Giveaway Alert”

Back in Person Conference

A note: this was a masked conference and our photo was in an empty hallway where we briefly removed our masks. Our first in-person writing conference this weekend was inspiring and in every way I’d hoped for. Reconnecting with friends and meeting new ones … learning from others … sharing what I have to offerContinue reading “Back in Person Conference”

Winner Announcement 9/8/22

Congratulations to Jolene Gutiérrez winner of the triple middle grade giveaway from Fleur Bradley, Alda P. Dobbs and Jessica Speer! You’ll be getting DAYBREAK ON RAVEN ISLAND, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER, and MIDDLE SCHOOL- SAFETY GOOGLES ADVISED. Don’t miss the quadruple Picture Book Giveaway that I shared this with with amazing authors JulieContinue reading “Winner Announcement 9/8/22”

Winner Announcement – 8-11-22

Congratulations to Lauren Strelsin, winner of AUTUMN LEAVES FALL and FOREST FRIENDS SLEEP from author Amber Hendricks, and illustrated by Gavin Scott. These beautiful board books are part of the LITTLE NATURE EXPLORERS series from Amicus Ink. Please email me Ljrwritenow at Gmail with your mailing address. Don’t miss the current international giveaway from RenéeContinue reading “Winner Announcement – 8-11-22”