April 26, 2015

  Note: Please join me for a Google Hangout for an informal discussion on mistakes to avoid when building your platform using email: Tuesday at 2pm ET HERE or just copy and paste this into your browser: https://plus.google.com/events/c62gda8bejt2i7ruiprun993m18 So make a note in your calendar! When I was a little kid I thought grownups knew what to do. Seems…

Dancing With the Devil
May 24, 2014

Please check out my guest post today at the blog of my dear friend, the talent author and illustrator, Elizabeth O. Dulemba – click here! Plus you can win a prize … a signed and dedicated copy of my young adult novel, Dancing With the Devil.  Have a great holiday weekend, and may there be sun wherever…

Dancing with the Devil by Katie Davis
April 11, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #173 Thank you to the MFA program at Hamline for sponsoring the podcast. Hamline is the only university in the U.S. with three fine arts programs in creative writing: BFA, MFA (writing for adults), and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The deadline for application to July residency…

A Bird on Water Street by Elizabeth Dulemba
April 4, 2014

Brain Burps About Books Podcast #172 Thank you to the MFA program at Hamline for sponsoring the podcast. Hamline is the only university in the U.S. with three fine arts programs in creative writing: BFA, MFA (writing for adults), and MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The deadline for application to July residency…

March 3, 2014

If an editor told you, “All writers should be using this tool!” wouldn’t you use that tool? Editor Emma Dryden, Founder of drydenbks, LLC and former Publisher of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division said that about this ebook guide: I’ll give you a free copy. Join my new launch team and you’ll learn from my example as I…

August 24, 2012

UPDATE: Here is what the winner said after receiving her prizes:         Watch to find out if you won this week’s drawing grand prize: The Golden Ticket (you were entered when you pre-ordered the audiobook of How to Promote Your Children’s Book: Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create a Bestseller!) Are you…

May 21, 2012

There are judges, and then there are judges. There are nine Supreme Court judges in the United States. There are 179 US Court of Appeals Circuit Court judges, there are 352 US Bankruptcy Judges (though perhaps more these days…) But do you know how many judges there are for the Babymouse For President Photo Contest? And…

March 22, 2012

I am so excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at this year’s Blog World! I’ll be on a panel hosted by Pat Flynn (and you know how much I love him) and…wait for it…wait for it… I’ve been asked to produce a panel on women in podcasting! Who was the fabulous person responsible for…