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Tagged With: To Find A Wonder

To Find A Wonder, sad news

I recently learned that the publisher (LLDreamspell) for To Find A Wonder is closing down due to the untimely death of one of it’s owners. She had battled cancer for a long time and apparently had a second cancer that snuck in under the radar. The two women that ran this publishing company were great … Continue reading »

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Interviewed by Erin Whalen about my love for children’s books and fantasy

This winter ,shortly after Hapenny Magick was released, I was interviewed in Rhode Island by artist Erin Whalen in her studio/store called The Story Emporium. Here is the interview for your watching pleasure!

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Hapenny Magick, magic in the making…

Many of you know that my first children’s book, To Find a Wonder, was published in September of 2009. I’m really excited to tell you that my second book, Hapenny Magick will be released from Pugalicious Press late this fall. The same fabulous illustrator that worked on To Find A Wonder, Pat Ann Lewis-MacDougall is … Continue reading »

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The making of a musical part 3

I have to apologize for my absence last week. Life got the best of me and my intentions to post! The musical is over and the junior interns at the New London Barn Playhouse have moved on to rehearsing Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. And while I’m really looking forward to seeing this show, … Continue reading »

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The Making of a musical part 2

The week of dress rehearsal flew by! On Monday we were still paper mache-ing the horse! Percival still needed to be painted and the show was only two working days away! Somehow, it all came together, amazingly enough, and it was through the hard work of our New London Barn playhouse staff to be sure! … Continue reading »

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The making of a musical, part 1

This is it! It’s almost time! This Thursday, August 5th,2010 is the opening of my musical based on my book, To Find A Wonder. I hope you have your tickets = ). The junior interns at the New London Barn Playhouse have been very busy working on the puppets for the show as well as learning their lines, songs … Continue reading »

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Waiting can be so hard. Especially when you are eagerly awaiting something you’ve looked forward to for so long. I have been eagerly anticipating the opening of my musical based on my book,  To Find A Wonder, since December when I learned that our local stock summer theater got the go ahead to produce it. … Continue reading »

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And this little piggy went to market…

Two of my fabulous writing friends and critique partners are giving away signed copies of To Find A Wonder along with other fabulous reads like The brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. and Sugar and Ice by Kate Messner at Laura Pauling’s blog and Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith and Rules by Cynthia Lord on Kris … Continue reading »

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Contest! Enter to win a Booknook Dragon!

Purchase a copy of To Find A Wonder and send a photo of yourself with the book, in front of the bookstore to me at jennifercarson{at} thedragoncharmer{dot}com. If your entry is chosen you and the bookstore will win a handmade Booknook dragon, a prize valued at $75.00. Winners will be announced here, on the blog, … Continue reading »

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