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”
I’m excited to share my interview with Alda P. Dobbs whose middle grade debut BAREFOOT DREAMS OF PETRA LUNA exemplifies why I love reading middle grade books. Her writing is rich the story includes interesting details of the Mexican Revolution, and most importantly, it is a marvelous story that takes the reader on a rideContinue reading “Welcome Author Alda P. Dobbs – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Lindsay Maeve winner of a signed copy of MANTATEE’S BEST FRIEND and a bookmark from author Sylvia Liu! Also, reaching out to last week’s winner Mia Gieger who won MY SCHOOL STINKS! from author Becky Scharnhorst illustrated by Julia Patton. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at Gmail.com Don’t forget there are stillContinue reading “Winner Announcement 9/6/21”
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I’m traveling at the moment and didn’t pick the winners for Lisa Rogers’ or Kate Foster’s giveaways yet. Comment on those posts to enter! Winners coming later this week! Also, don’t miss amazing giveaways from Chana Stiefel, Kim Tomsic, Rosie Pova, and Karen Cotton. Plus another amazing interview coming tomorrow!
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”
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”
Congratulations to Annie Lynn/AnnieBirdd Music, LLC, winner of WHY IS MOMMY CRYING? signed by illustrator Heather Bell and written by I. Cori Baill, MD. Congratulations to Jcamp2020 winner of IT WILL BE OKAY, A STORY OF EMPATHY, KINDNESS, AND FRIENDSHIP signed by author Lisa Katzenberger, illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett. Last call to Marcia Williams winnerContinue reading “Winner Announcements!”
Congratulations to Yangmommy (Jenny Buchet) winner of a signed copy of Carrie Finison’s book DON’T HUG DOUG, illustrated by Daniel Wiseman Congratulations to Marcia Williams winner of a full picture book critique from Evelyn Bookless, author of CAPTAIN GREEN AND THE TREE MACHINE, illustrated by Danny Deeptown Winners, please email me ljrwritenow at gmail.com soContinue reading “Winner Announcements!”
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”