Reblogged from A WRITER’S PATH by Savannah Cordova “Failures are just learning opportunities that have presented themselves successfully.” If you’ve come across that sentiment before, it’s probably because there are countless quotes from numerous successful people about the value of making mistakes. If you’ve read a few self-help books or follow any motivational influencers in… Continue reading 5 Common Writing and Publishing Mistakes First-Time Authors Make
Just last week I had the pleasure of visiting the great state of Texas–Dallas, to be exact. I knew I was in for a pleasant weekend when I read the words “Howdy, Y’all” across the sliding glass doors of my hotel. I found the landscape to be green and lush, the city to be not… Continue reading Q&A with Author S.T. Sanchez
I am frequently asked questions about how to publish a children’s book, and since I barely seem to have enough time to self-publish my own books these days, 😉 yet I like to be helpful to good people who ask an honest question, I want to make a few reccomendations to those of you who… Continue reading Two Resources for Writers Seeking to Publish a Children’s Book
Saddle up and ride along. I’m always surprised to hear myself say, “I’m an author” because I wrote a book by accident. In fact, if anyone had told me to write a book I would have scoffed at the notion. Now there are three novels in the Dream Horse Adventures Series. I started writing in… Continue reading “I wrote a book by accident”: an Essay by Author Susan Count
…I remember reading a biography of Sting and how he was asked to describe his music. He realized that he couldn’t call it a hobby because that description was not strong enough, yet he couldn’t call it a business because he was at a job interview.
Please welcome children’s fantasy author of the Master Cat and Malkin series, Virginia Ripple, to the Reading Room today. Q. Hi Virginia! Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. Hello! I’m a small town Midwestern girl and I’ve been telling stories since I could hold a crayon, so it’s no… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Virginia Ripple
Today I’d like to introduce a fellow indie author to the Reading Room. Please welcome picture book and chapter book author Wanda Luthman. Q. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. I’ve been a self-published children’s author since 2014 and have published 3 books so far (2 chapter books and… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Wanda Luthman
Once again I have the pleasure of unveiling a new cover for one of the three books in my series, Rosco the Rascal Visits the Pumpkin Patch. This is the second book I’ve had re-illustrated, and we’re already starting to work on the third(!) Illustrator Josh Addessi is the mastermind behind this new art. http://joshaddessi.blogspot.com/… Continue reading New Cover For My First Book!
Please welcome S. Jackson and A. Raymond to the Reading Room. Their book, When Angels Fly, was recently chosen as an official selection in the Autobiography / Biography / Memoir category of the 2016 Summer eBook Awards given out by New Apple Literary Services for Independent Authors. Q. Congratulations on the book’s selection! Please tell… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Authors S. Jackson and A. Raymond
Today, I’m excited to share with you a wonderful author who is currently in production with the third book in her second series, having just finished wrapping up the fourth book in her first series (that was just too much fun NOT to say). You can find her at bookstore signings, classrooms, and reading festivals… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Aileen Stewart