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Jennifer Carson

Getting to know Huldfreyja–My writing process for the sequel to Hapeny Magick

My writing process for Tangled Magick, the second book in the Hapenny Magick series, was much different than writing the first. For one thing, I already knew my characters through and through, so there would be no surprises, right? Wrong! My characters threw me curveballs while I was writing—especially Leif. I do plan for surprises … Continue reading »

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Updated Events schedule and a sneak peek at a new sewing pattern!

I’ve added two new events this week! Join me on August 24th at my local library in Sutton, NH. I’ll have new work in progress to show off,  plus you can have me sign your books or talk to me about your favorite stories! On September 5th I’ll be signing books at Bayswater Book Co. … Continue reading »

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Two new hand sewing patterns now available!

Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into your home with this cute wool felt applique project. 14″ in diameter. Use as a candle mat or table centerpiece. Download it from Patternmart.com following the link below or find it on Etsy. Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into … Continue reading »

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Press Release for Event at Annie’s Book Stop in Worchester, MA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Worcester Needs Diverse Books–Authors, illustrators, and editors are making children’s and YA literature more welcoming to all.   Visit ABSW for an afternoon of readings, discussion, and Q&A about diversity for our students.   Worcester, MA, June 22 – On Saturday, July 25, authors, editors, and illustrators of diverse children’s and YA … Continue reading »

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Happy Book birthday to Tangled Magick and Any Way You Slice It–Plus a giveaway!

Not only is it Tangled Magick’s book birthday today, but I happen to share this special book birthday with my friend and fellow critique partner, Kristine Carlson Asselin! Her book, Any Way You Slice It is also available today!! I met Kris over 6 years ago at an SCBWI conference. She has come so far, … Continue reading »

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Music From the Wedge, now available!

You can now buy the music based on my children’s book, Hapenny Magick from CD Baby. Soon it will also be available on I-tunes as well. To get a free listen to three of the songs on the album check out this post.

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New Sewing Pattern, Huldfrejya, the troll queen from Tangled Magick!

From my new children’s book, Tangled Magick, the sequel to Hapenny Magick, comes Huldfrejya, the troll queen in the tale. She captures the happennies and turns them into slaves…but is she really the villain? She’s about 14″ tall with a face only a mother could love. I’ve made her from hand dyed wool but she … Continue reading »

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Think Spring! New pattern for an easy to sew felt bunny

Inspired by a wood carving of a rabbit I just had to have! Now I have a soft version too! He’s easy to sew, no joints, with a cute as an Easter bunny embroidered face, nose and tummy. You could even put your own Easter or Spring message on his tummy. Directions are written and … Continue reading »

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The making of a musical, take 2!! Hapenny Magick

  Making a musical is a lot of work, but how can I complain about something that I love so much? I can’t! It was wonderful getting to work with William Ogmundson  on this project and we have a show that we can be proud of. Not only did I get to work with Will, … Continue reading »

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The Digital Human Library

Did you know you could find me in the Digital Human Library? What’s the Digital Human Library? I’m glad you asked! The Digital Human Library (dHL) is a free educational resource that connects Canadian teachers and students with organizations and experts from all over the world. K-12 teachers registered with the dHL can search for meBook experts like they would … Continue reading »

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