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7 Excerpts From Query Letters I Would Never, Ever Write  

1. If Jane Austen had written Game of Thrones

2. My book is for fans of an obscure author known for that one book written years—OK, decades—ago. 95 more words

Being An Author

The Monkeys' Wedding: where rain meets sun

Photo copyright 2015 Tish Farrell. Art copyright Kathleen Collins Howell

The Monkeys’ Wedding  was my first children’s short story. I wrote it while we were living in Zambia (see… 436 more words

Tish Farrell

"On Uppermost Winds" (Part 2) Published in Cricket Magazine

I’m a bit belated in announcing that the July/August issue of Cricket Magazine is now out, featuring the second half of my children’s fantasy tale–“On Uppermost Winds”. 65 more words

Published Works

Illustrator Saturday - Mary Manning

Mary Manning is an Illustrator/ editor who specializes in the children’s market creating fun, whimsical characters with a wide range of personalities.
She works in watercolors, pen and ink, and digitally, and often use a combination of all three. 1,725 more words

Authors And Illustrators

"On Uppermost Winds" (Part 1) Published in Cricket Magazine

Those of you who are not friends with me on Facebook may not have heard, but my children’s fantasy tale — “On Uppermost Winds” — was recently published in Cricket Magazine.  266 more words

Published Works

November 2013 Citrus Lane Box

Citrus Lane is a monthly subscription box service geared toward kids ages 0-5. The items you receive are specifically selected for your child’s gender and age group. 348 more words


Gifts that Keep on Giving

       When Santa returns home from his busy night of gift-delivering, there’s nothing he loves more than to sit in a comfortable chair, soak his feet, sip a Hot Buttered Rum and read a magazine.  276 more words

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