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Tagged With: children’s books

From Sketch to (almost!) Finished—-The first Illustration for Bedtime for Little Owl

I spent much of this weekend working on the first illustration for my story Bedtime for Little Owl. It isn’t quite complete yet, but it’s finished enough to get your feedback, and show you the sketch it started from. Why did I start with this panel? Well, actually, it was the only one I had … Continue reading »

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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Bedtime for Little Owl

I am working on a new project, because I wasn’t busy enough (joking!) This book is a new challenge I’ve set for myself though. The story is about a little owl who wants to stay awake during the day and explore because the world looks so beautiful in the sunshine, but he discovers that there … Continue reading »

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My events page has been updated!

Want to meet me in person? Visit my events page to find out if I’ll be somewhere near you! Want me to come to your event? Send me a note through my contact page! Some events where you’ll find me this spring: I’ll be Skyping with classrooms around the country in March to celebrate literacy. … Continue reading »

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A new Fox Hollow Etsy shop!

Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall, illustrator extrodinaire and I have opened a new Etsy shop dedicated to Fox Hollow tales. The profits from this store will support our new book series, Fox Hollow Tales. Look for new products to be added soon! We’d love to hear what kinds of items you’d like to see in the store … Continue reading »

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Books are Magic! Why two North Carolina Moms collect books for needy children and how you can help!

A couple of months ago I stumbled upon this great non-profit organization run by two moms in North Carolina called Books Are Magic. After reading about them and what they believe I decided that I wanted to help.  Hapenny Magick was recently picked up by Spencer Hill Press for re-release and I had a couple … Continue reading »

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New sketches in for Fox Hollow Tales!

Just in! Sketches for the official Fox Hollow Tales map! Two corners of the map are shown below and a new sketch of Wojer fishing at his favorite watering hole. Did you know you could get a chance to name one of the roads or shops in Fox Hollow? Check out our kickstarter page to … Continue reading »

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Meet Kirstin Pulioff, Author of The Escape of Princess Madeline

Kirstin’s favorite part of reading fantasy is the hope the stories inspire.  The ability to suspend belief for a moment, believe in dreams, know that good will always triumph over evil, that Prince Charming is waiting around the corner, and that the only type of endings are happy ones.  She loves writing fantasy because it … Continue reading »

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Meet Alyssa Auch, author of Lunula

  The witch knows he will hunt her. If history repeats itself, as it always does, Wynn will have no choice but to cross paths with her feared counterpart, the warlock. If given the chance, he would kill Wynn, absorbing her aura and obtaining ultimate power. In a desperate attempt to outrun destiny, Wynn moves … Continue reading »

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Meet Ansha Kotyk, author of Gansterland, plus a giveaway! Blogger Book Fair

  GANGSTERLAND by Ansha Kotyk Available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon as a paperback or ebook.   Fourteen-year-old Jonathan Brooks would like nothing more than to relax for a few hours and read his comic book. But GANGSTERLAND is no ordinary graphic novel. When Jonathan actually disappears inside the book, he’s dropped into a … Continue reading »

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