Welcome Author-Illustrator Bonnie Kelso – Giveaway Alert

I’m excited to feature Bonnie Kelso, a talented author-illustrator and her debut picture book NUDI GILL: POISON POWERHOUSE OF THE SEA, published by Gnome Road Publishing . Bonnie and I have crossed paths in virtual writing groups over the years. Last winter when we both participated in a Zoom middle grade writing class offered throughContinue reading “Welcome Author-Illustrator Bonnie Kelso – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 5/18/23

Congratulations to winner Amy Benoit you won the 20 minute Zoom classroom visit with author-illustrator Marie Boyd, whose debut JUST A WORM was illustrated with quilling and told the story of a worm who wanted to prove he was more than ‘just a worm.’ Please email me at ljrwritenow @ gmail so that I canContinue reading “Winner Announcement 5/18/23”

Welcome Author-Illustrator Marie Boyd

Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to debut author-illustrator Marie Boyd, who has so many talents and I’m truly in awe of her art. Wait until you see the illustrations in her book, JUST A WORM which was released March 14, by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of Harper Collins. Marie created them throughContinue reading “Welcome Author-Illustrator Marie Boyd”

Welcome Author-Illustrator Molly Ruttan – Giveaway Alert

I’m excited to share my interview with Molly Ruttan who is an author – illustrator and part of my promotion group Picture Book Gold . Her latest book, SOMETHING WILD, is an exquisite picture book about Hannah, a little girl who loves playing the violin but stage fright strikes before her recital. Hannah’s imagination runsContinue reading “Welcome Author-Illustrator Molly Ruttan – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Jill Dana – Giveaway Alert

Today I am excited to share my interview with author friend Jill Dana who I met as a judge with Rate Your Story . We are also part of Picture Book Gold, a promotion group that has recently celebrated the release of Jill’s second book, BUTTERNUT & BUTTERCUP, illustrated by Rachel Tan-Hwee. Jill has beenContinue reading “Welcome Author Jill Dana – Giveaway Alert”

Winner Announcement 3/9/23

Congratulations to Lana Montalban winner of the critique giveaway from Catherine Ciocchi, author of SCIENCE MATTER AND THE BASEBALL PARK, illustrated by Chantelle and Burgen Thorne and published by Gnome Road. Lana, please email me so that I can connect you with Catherine for your prize. Readers, did you see my interview on Tuesday withContinue reading “Winner Announcement 3/9/23”

Welcome Author Stephanie Gibeault – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome my Picture Book Gold author friend Stephanie Gibeault. Over the years, we have crossed paths on social media in different children’s book groups. When my real life friend and I decided to form a promotion group together for 2023 and beyond, Stephanie’s name was mentioned as someone we should ask. Fortunately, sheContinue reading “Welcome Author Stephanie Gibeault – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Catherine Ciocchi – Giveaway Alert

Today I am sharing my interview with Catherine Ciocchi who combined her love of baseball and science, two of my favorite things! SCIENCE MATTER AND THE BASEBALL PARK, a wonderful picture book illustrated by Chantelle and Burgen Thorne, published by Gnome Road combines the joy and excitement of a story about a baseball game withContinue reading “Welcome Author Catherine Ciocchi – Giveaway Alert”