There are only a couple of days left of the virtual book tour for The Weaver’s Daughter. It’s been a pleasure and an honor to read the reviews and see lots of positive feedback. The main criticism has been that the story ended too soon or that the reader hoped there was a sequel. (Sorry, … More Quotes from the Book Tour
I hope you’ll visit some of these book review sites and see what they have to say about The Weaver’s Daughter.
I imagine some writers don’t have to revise their books much. Stephen King comes to mind. I just read a book of his with a time travel theme (11-22-63) that was over 800 pages. I can’t imagine revising all those pages. But for me, revision is an essential part of my writing process. And I … More About Revision
On April 17th and 18th at 3:00 pm EST, noon on the west coast, authors published by Desert Palm Press will read from and discuss our works. I’ll be reading on Sunday the 18th, the last reader in the program, from The Weaver’s Daughter. There will also be prizes – autographed books, e-books, audiobooks, and … More Desert Palm Press Authors Read
The author roundtable on KSQD’s Talk of the Bay yesterday, in which I discuss my writing with two other local authors, is still available. The podcast can be accessed at: https://ksqd.org/the-writing-life-local-writers-talk-shop/
Today on KSQD 90.7 FM Community Radio 5 pm Pacific:What does it take to start your first book? When do you know it’s ready to publish? How do you find a publisher or learn to self-publish? How do you find your readers? Is writing a career or just a side venture? Suki Wessling, host, will … More Today on KSQD
The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are presented by Jenkins Group and IndependentPublisher.com, who say: “The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading. The Awards recognize and reward the best of these books and bring them to the attention of … More More on the Moonbeam Award
The Weaver’s Daughter was awarded a Bronze medal in the E-book category for pre-teen readers! It will soon have a sticker on the cover. You can see the awards on the Moonbeam Awards website. Scroll down. It’s near the bottom of the page.
My friend and local children’s author, Linda Covella, interviewed me about The Weaver’s Daughter and my writing process on her blog. Linda was the main organizer of the two local children’s author Book Fairs held at the Santa Cruz library in recent years. Please take a look at my interview and explore her blog.
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is running an event called Bookstop. Books for children of all ages are featured on the pages with links to buy them. Perfect holiday gifts for any child in your life. Go to SCBWI.org to see all the books. If you want to see the page … More SCBWI Bookstop