WriteOnCon Starts Today! It’s FREE!

WriteOnCon begins today. If you’re a kidlit writer, editors, agents, and authors are lined up to help YOU! From the WriteOnCon website: WriteOnCon is a FREE Online Children’s Writers Conference (rated MC-18, for Main Characters under 18 only) created by writers, for writers. Attendees don’t need to take time off work, travel, or spend a… Read more »

IRA San Antonio 2013 – Finally!

Oh yes! IRA 2013 was back in April. And I am guilty of blog neglect. While I plan to post with some textual substance soon, I did want to share photos of one of the most delightful, “working” weekends I’ve ever had. With fellow authors and agency mates Liz Garton Scanlon and Kari Anne Holt…. Read more »

Appearances All Through My Town … and Yours!

In addition to my Skype and school visits, I’ll be reading, signing and celebrating all my books – including my latest book ALL THROUGH MY TOWN at: April 2 – Mountains and Plains Bookseller Association S pring MeetingAuthor Meet and Greet at the Boulder BookstoreBoulder, Colorado April 19-22 – International Reading Association Annual ConventionSan Antonio,… Read more »

Visit Your Favorite Authors at CCIRA Feb. 6th – 9th!

So many awesome author and illustrator friends will be presenting and/or signing books at the Colorado Council International Reading Association Conference next week 2/6-2/9. And I’m getting SUPER excited to catch up with these literacy heroes! Chris BartonLeslie ClarkCarmela LaVigna CoyleMelanie CrowderJulie DannebergLindsay ElandEllen JavernickJeanne KaufmanClaudia Cangilla McAdamPam MingleJeannie MobleyAnn NagdaLinda OsmundsonNancy OswaldMarjorie Blain ParkerKathleen… Read more »

Author Spots for Schools!

Here’s a great way to connect children’s authors and readers, and it’s a WIN-WIN-WIN for schools, authors and school book fairs everywhere! AUTHOR SPOTS FOR SCHOOLS! Author Spots are FREE mini-commercials created by children’s authors that schools can broadcast to promote their book fair to kids and parents. I’m not talking about anything fancy here… Read more »