Carolyn Leiloglou: Will Write for Cookies plus Giveaway

WILL WRITE FOR COOKIES

 

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INSIGHT – INFORMATION – INSPIRATION

FOR WRITERS

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TODAY’S GUEST

CAROLYN LEILOGLOU

The kidlit community abounds with awesome creatives…and I feel so blessed to connect with them, whether we meet at a conference, in the chat box of a webinar, or as I turn the pages of one of their books. The latter is how I met today’s guest. I reviewed her brand-new picture book, LIBRARY’S MOST WANTED, for Perfect Picture Book Friday….and I just knew you’d all love to get to know her better. Continue reading

Perfect Picture Book Friday: LIBRARY’S MOST WANTED Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends!

As a lover of libraries, I’m a sucker for any picture book that has a library theme. And so, when I saw this one that just launched THIS WEEK, I knew I wanted to turn the spotlight on it. Plus, the author and publisher are providing a brand new copy as a giveaway! Woo-Hoo!! And the author, Carolyn Leiloglou, will be stopping by to visit with us tomorrow for a Q&A…and you won’t want to miss her amazing dessert recipe!

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ZEENA PLISKA: Will Write for Cookies PLUS Critique Giveaway

WILL WRITE FOR COOKIES

 

Plate of Cookies

INSIGHT – INFORMATION – INSPIRATION

FOR WRITERS

 

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TODAY’S GUEST

ZEENA PLISKA

Our kid-lit community spans the globe.  And I’m so grateful to connect with authors and illustrators, no matter where they live. Today’s guest lives in Los Angeles and I’m already planning to Continue reading

Perfect Picture Book Friday: HELLO, LITTLE ONE: A Monarch Butterfly Story Plus CRITIQUE GIVEAWAY

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! I’m fluttering about, just like the character of today’s awesome book…excited to share this brand-new story with you! And tomorrow, you are in store for another treat when debut author Zeena Pliska stops by. (And guess what? She is generously offering a pb manuscript critique as a giveaway  prize…woo hoo!) We’ve already met the talented illustrator, one of my fellow Stormies, Fiona Halliday. She chatted with us earlier this year when her author/illustrator debut, Numenia and the Hurricane, launched.

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Happy Book Birthday: LAKE FUN FOR YOU AND ME

It’s always a joyful day when a new book is born!

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday, dear LAKE FUN FOR YOU AND ME

Happy Birthday to you!

I’m really thrilled to turn the spotlight on this book right now because kids who are #shelteringathome definitely need to hold on to their dreams! And what better dream could a kid have right now than Continue reading

Laurie Smollett Kutscera: Will Write for Cookies Plus Giveaway

WILL WRITE FOR COOKIES

 

Plate of Cookies

INSIGHT – INFORMATION – INSPIRATION

FOR WRITERS

 

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TODAY’S GUEST

LAURIE SMOLLETT KUTSCERA

 

Will Write for Cookies is one of my favorite blog series…I hope it’s one of yours, too! I love it because I get to connect with some of the best kidlit authors and illustrators. I’m able to peek inside their journey to publication. And best of all, I can Continue reading

Perfect Picture Book Friday: TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE Plus Giveaway

Happy Pefect Picture Book Friday, dear friends!

Lots of people are happy when Friday comes because it signals the end of the work week for many – although these days, I’m not sure if that is as meaningful as it used to be. However, for me, Friday is a very happy day because I get to share a great new picture book with you! Today’s featured story, which launches in a few days, has already garnered STARRED REVIEWS! And one lucky person will win a copy, thanks to the author, the lovely Gabi Snyder. So please make sure you leave a comment.

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