February 16, 2012

Please come see me at Dulemba’s site – you should check out her Coloring Page Tuesdays anyway, especially if you are a teacher. Or a mom. Or a human. Leave a comment there and maybe you’ll win my new eBook, How to Promote Your Children’s Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller

January 30, 2012

Believe it or not, this is my first blog tour! I’m very excited to tell the world about How to Promote Your Children’s Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller and thought, “I need a tour!” So how did I set it up to succeed? (Tomorrow I show you how I made it…

November 30, 2011

Well, it’s the end of the inaugural PBM, at least. We will be back next year! But I’m a bit teary over the end of this lovely month, as I’ve loved how much the public, and the industry, has embraced our effort. I am thrilled at the response and the support we’ve gotten. I want…

November 21, 2011

I think I need to start a gallery! Do you have any idea how much I love this?! Okay, so the first was this from a Facebook friend whom I cannot find (if you know her, please tell her I’m looking for her!:   Then came this little nested pair from fellow picture book author…

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November 1, 2011

Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android If you want to help the trailer for Little Chicken’s Big Day win a 2011 SLJ Trailee Award click here!   I answer a question from Mike Fernandez about copyrighting your work before sending it in, invoking the name of the fabulous Harold Underdown. In…

October 5, 2011

Date: every first Wednesday Time: 6-7pm ET Topic tonight: Book trailers It’s the first Wednesday of October, and that means it’s time to join marketing powerhouses Elizabeth Dulemba, Dianne de Las Casas and me when we co-host our Tweetchat! We will be discussing book trailers – everything you always wanted to know but didn’t know…

July 17, 2011

Deborah Halverson, who edited my eBook and has just published Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies is hittin’ the virtual highway with a blog tour. Don’t miss her on these blogs! I know you’ll learn something different on every one! And sign up for the webinar with Deb to be held July 27! 1. July…

February 18, 2011

Reprinted from my guest post on the Blue Rose Girls blog In my last guest post for the BRG I talked about all the different things I do in my career as a writer and illustrator and how I balance them. I know a lot of people who read like that just shut down, overwhelmed…