Happy Book Birthday: A DIVE INTO THE BLUE Plus Giveaway

We’ve had quite a few cover reveals recently. And today, we get to celebrate the final step on the path to publication for a picture book…launch day! I’m so pleased and honored to sing Happy Book Birthday to Ellie Huynh’s debut picture book: A DIVE INTO THE BLUE, illustrated by the talented Bao Luu and published by Beaming Books! Ellie was kind enough to stop by to share the story behind the story and a bit about her writing journey. And she is also kind enough to share a copy of this beautiful book – for a chance to be the lucky winner, please make sure you leave a comment on the post.

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12-Step Plan to Stockpile Stories: A Guest Post for Rate Your Story

Hello dear friends!

Just popped in to give you a link to a guest post I just did for Rate Your Story.

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They asked me to talk about how I was able to stockpile so many stories that resulted in my four debut picture books that will be launching in 2019.

I hope you will come and take a look:


And I hope you all have a wonderful week!