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Finishing up the Manuscript for my First Children's Book

I thought I was done with the illustrations for my first children’s book, but as I was formatting the manuscript to send off to self-publishing company that designs layouts, I realized I still had a few extra that I added in last minute in order to keep consistent with having an illustration for each section of the book. 316 more words

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3 Easy Steps to eBooks for Kids

You know how sometimes you avoid doing things because you think they’re going to be hard? I’ve been doing that with the eBook section of my local library.  330 more words


Co- writing children's stories via Skype

If you haven’t heard of the JNP project , you soon will. It’s been going for over a year now although the first books won’t come out until October 2014. 538 more words


Rhymes and Reasons: Poetry for children

Small children love poetry. Most adults, sadly, don’t. What happens in between? There seems to be a popular assumption that if you really like poetry (like me), you must be academic, a bit geeky, probably rather weird (like me). 926 more words


Tips for Indie Authors: All You Never Wanted to Know about the Dash and a Giveaway

In the thirty plus years that I’ve been editing the drafts of other writers, I’ve found the dash in its many forms to be the most misunderstood mark of punctuation. 756 more words

Books And Writing

Ladybug Girl at the Beach, by David Soman and Jacky Davis

My husband bought a T-shirt a few days ago that has on its front the outline of each of the Great Lakes. Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior- HOMES. 635 more words

Children's Books

World Blog Book Tour

Thank you, Elizabeth Van Liere, for inviting me to participate in the World Blog Book Tour.

Elizabeth Van Liere is the author of Dare to Live: Devotions for Those Over the Hill, But Not Under It! 991 more words