#BookReview: You Can Be A Writer by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview You Can Be A Writer, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Sea Song Publications, February 2021. Blurb: Anyone can write stories. You can too! Writing stories is like having an adventure. This book will lead you on your own story adventure. Imagination is your passport. It can take you anywhere. Start with an idea… choose READ MORE

It’s All About the Writer: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s always a pleasure to share the works of the wonderful Teena Raffa-Mulligan on the blog, and for her sixth book campaign with us, we are celebrating the release of her motivational, imagination-inspiring picture book to encourage children to write; You Can Be A Writer! We have put together a writer profile READ MORE

#CourseReview: Picture Books 101 by Adam Wallace’s Kid’s Book Creator Capital

#CourseReview Picture Books 101, Adam Wallace (best-selling author, presenter), Kid’s Book Creator Capital, 2020. Course Description: PICTURE BOOKS ROCK. They sure do. They rock harder than a chair, a horse, a band, heck, they even rock harder than a rock itself! So what’s so good about picture books? What’s the magic? And how can you READ MORE

Heartfelt Dreams and Feathers: Ideas for Capturing Loving Memories

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With regard to the themes of empowerment, grief, family, hope and memories in Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming‘s picture book, Feathers, here are a couple of ideas to help children manage loss of a loved one in positive ways.  *Feathers is written by Karen Hendriks, illustrated by Kim Fleming, published by READ MORE

Touched by an Angel: ‘Feathers’ on Tour with Karen Hendriks

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 How wonderful to welcome back the talented Karen Hendriks for another book campaign, this time celebrating the long-awaited release of her absolutely touching and uplifting picture book, Feathers! This is both a gentle and powerful story of love, life, loss and the power of memory. Come fly away with us on READ MORE

Finding the ‘Write’ Fit By Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#monelliandme #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The adaptable, multi-skilled writer, Teena Raffa-Mulligan, takes us through her process of creativity when it comes to writing in different genres. From picture books, to short stories, middle grade and young adult, Teena is finely attuned to shifting focus to suit her target audience. Thanks, Teena! Beginner writers are often told to READ MORE

Show and Tell with Kate Simpson

Many thanks to my guest, today, children’s author, Kate Simpson, who is the guinea pig for my restyled interview format – Show and Tell. And given Kate’s background in science, I’m predicting that she’s happy to be part of my experiment! So, this is how it works: I ask Kate to SHOW us her books and READ MORE

Kiah Thomas – Putting her best foot forward Part 3

So far in this interview with children’s author, Kiah Thomas, we’ve heard about the ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing and publishing, and we got to know some of her great picture books. In this instalment, we look at how Kiah is linked in to a writing community and how that helps, as well as discover READ MORE

Kiah Thomas – Putting her best foot forward Part 2

In Part One of this interview we saw how children’s author, Kiah Thomas, got her start writing for kids, and we got to know a bit about her current and upcoming picture books. In Part two Kiah talks about working with publishers, illustrators and book promotion (or not!). Kiah, in total, you will have four books READ MORE

Liz Ledden on Pitching her Story – Tulip and Brutus

We just adore celebrating rising stars on the blog, and today’s author is another exceptional one to watch out for! Liz Ledden – you may have heard her as one of the fabulous trio of the One More Page Podcast fame – is debuting her picture book, Tulip and Brutus, with Ford Street Publishing this READ MORE