Destiny has a new story that will be released hopefully just in time for your Christmas buying. As fans may know the Destiny series has now morphed into Easy Reader Books!
This time Destiny has a problem that a lot of school children have: she’s being bullied and she makes a new friend!
I thought it might be fun to share a little about the illustrations for the new book, “Destiny Gets Bullied.” I don’t think I draw as well as I’d like. However, I have illustrated some books with drawings. Read more [...]
Today, I'd like to invite you to the Thrive Author Business Virtual Summit hosted by my good friend, Eunice Nisbett. The summit starts today, but I will be speaking tomorrow! My talk is about Children's Book Writing and my new Behind the Scenes course, Children's Book Writing System.
This is a FREE Summit, you can get more information and sign up at: http://thrivingauthorbusiness.com/
Today, the air was cool, giving us a slight sneak peek into fall! It’s one of my favorite seasons, when fall weather begins to grace our early mornings. Another fall favorite is community fairs and my favorite is the Cracker Barrel Fair in Wrentham, MA. I think I like it, because it is small and homey. The highlight is 4-H clubs showing their chickens, ducks, bunnies, goats, and sheep. They often sell cookies or raffle tickets to help fund the clubs.
I don’t know why I get excited seeing the Read more [...]
The We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) at http://weneeddiversebooks.org/ gives out annual awards. You need to be a Diverse person and the book needs to have a main character that is Diverse. Currently, this award is for YA books. The guidelines describe Diverse as being:
Person of color
Person with a disability
Marginalized religious or cultural minority in the United States
Submissions are still open for the 2017 Walter Awards for self-published and traditionally Read more [...]