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WriterLIFE Update-Orange County Children’s Book Festival

What a blast I had at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival in Costa Mesa, California last weekend! Some highlights: First of all, a very, VERY tall man took a selfie of us. Then, needless to say, there were so many great people at the festivities, (the festival says it usually sees about 25,000 visitors)… Continue reading WriterLIFE Update-Orange County Children’s Book Festival

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WriterLIFE Update ~ Children’s Book Festivals

Hi all, I’ll be at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival next Sunday, Oct. 1! Thought I’d share the details with you. I’m excited to host a booth at this wonderful event, which yearly sees over 25K visitors! Free to the public and in its 13th year, it will be held at Orange Coast College… Continue reading WriterLIFE Update ~ Children’s Book Festivals

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Kids Books & Brews, San Diego

Please join me for a good cause today where you can bring the Mini-Me’s but hang out with other grown-ups at a grown-up place! 😉 Here’s the listing for the event with more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/403926109975774/ Join us for an afternoon of award-winning kids books and brews at Second Chance Beer Company! (Sorry kids, brews for… Continue reading Kids Books & Brews, San Diego

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Fall Back Festival, San Diego, Nov. 6

Next weekend, after you’ve set your clocks back and enjoyed that extra hour of sleep, here’s something to do with all that extra energy: a free children’s festival in the San Diego Gaslamp quarter. And I’ll be there, selling my books, so please stop by and say hello! Fall Back Festival~Children’s Historic Street Faire Sunday,… Continue reading Fall Back Festival, San Diego, Nov. 6

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Q&A With Children’s Author Christopher P. Stanley

Today, I’d like to introduce an author who’s proof that multitasking does work well when approached with equal measures of enthusiasm. Christopher P. Stanley writes gorgeously illustrated children’s books and has recently launched his own publishing company, with plenty of books in the works. And, he does it all with a contagious sort of energy.… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Christopher P. Stanley

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FREE Rosco the Rascal Ebook Feb 8-10

Download my ebook, Rosco the Rascal Visits the Pumpkin Patch, for free today through Wednesday at midnight ! Feb 8-10. Recommended for kids 6-8. (Download now while it’s free and save it for a warm Fall day!) It’s the first in the Rosco series, but the books don’t need to be read in any particular… Continue reading FREE Rosco the Rascal Ebook Feb 8-10