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Q&A With Children’s Author Coraline Grace

Q. Hi Coraline. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. I’d like to thank you for having me on your blog. Much appreciated for the time you spend with authors like myself. First, I’m a reader, writer, library romper, mom of four. I was born and raised in the Lone… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Coraline Grace

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Q&A With The Macalino Authors

Today I’m featuring an entire FAMILY of authors. That’s right! Each member of the family—mom, dad, and both kids—writes and publishes children’s books! Please welcome the delightful Macalino Authors to the Reading Room, from left to right below: Damien, Tonya, Heléna, and Raymond. Q. Hi everyone! Could you tell us a little bit about yourselves and… Continue reading Q&A With The Macalino Authors

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February Middle Grade Mania

Greetings and Happy Sunday, folks. I hope you’ve all had your Coffee /Tea /Newspaper /Cross Fit Workout/ What-Have-You Sunday morning routine by now, because I’ve got something neat to share with you today. Seventeen things actually. Kidding!!! I only meant seventeen ebooks. You see, for the month of February, the seventeen authors on this page… Continue reading February Middle Grade Mania

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Adventures with Wattpad

If I hear one more story about a teenage girl who sat up all night tapping away at the keyboard on Wattpad while her parents had no idea she was even penning a novel, only to find that she’s got 1.9 trillion followers and 3.7 gazillion reads and now a book deal with a major… Continue reading Adventures with Wattpad

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New Cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp

Today I’m thrilled to share with you my new cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp. Illustrators Josh Addessi and Tori March collaborated to create this new look. I decided to keep the same scene as on the last cover of this book because it sets the scene so nicely(!) in the first two… Continue reading New Cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp

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In a cabin, in the woods…

In a cabin, in the woods, what comes next in that song…? If you can finish that line then you’ve probably been to summer camp. With only 3 weeks left on my kids’ school calendar (hard to believe) and summer planning well underway, I wanted to post about my summer-themed book for kids. It’s called… Continue reading In a cabin, in the woods…

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Only 40 Self-Published Authors are a Success, says Amazon

I like to mix my eternal optimism with a good, honest reality check every now and then, and I thought I’d share this post. But on the positive side I guess it just goes to show that writers don’t always write for the money… Reblogged from Claude Forthomme-Nougat’s Blog The cat is out of the… Continue reading Only 40 Self-Published Authors are a Success, says Amazon