This past week on July 22 Selena Gomez celebrated her 21st birthday. It just happened to coincide with the birth of the Royal Baby George! We’ve learned much about the Royal Baby just in a few days. How much do you know about Selena Gomez? Here are trivia questions based on information... Continue Reading →
Hannah enjoys reading books about Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez
My sweet friend Hannah wanted me to show everyone how much she liked reading my books. Here she is holding my biographies on Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift. I’ve written another book on Taylor Swift. The one Hannah is holding is written for grades 1-3. It has gorgeous full color photos on each page... Continue Reading →
Sixth graders love to read!
I love it when students check out my books at the school library where I work and I ask them, “Did you know I wrote this book?” I try to tell most of the kids but sometimes the new class coming in doesn't know me well. They shake their heads, disbelieving my statement about... Continue Reading →
Lucy loves Selena!
Lucy is a friend of mine. She just read my book on Selena Gomez and told me she loved it! With her parents’ permission I’ve posted her picture here with a copy of the book. Biographies are great books to read to learn about people who have made a difference in the lives of other... Continue Reading →
My Publishing Story as told to John Kremer
Today I have the honor of being featured on John Kremer’s blog. Mr. Kremer is the guru of book marketing. I’ve read his blog on this subject for years and have implemented many of his ideas to market my nine non-fiction children’s books. My particular post is titled: Book Marketing Makeover: How One Author Got... Continue Reading →
Ally likes Selena Gomez!
I love to receive notes from students who have read my books. Here is one from a girl in 4th grade about my Selena Gomez book (Robbie Reader- Grades 2-4, Mitchell Lane) and her photo holding the book: Hi! My name is Ally. I just got done reading about Selena Gomez in the book... Continue Reading →
Hollywood’s busiest actress–Selena Gomez
As a young child, Selena Gomez wanted to be an actress. But she lived in a small Texas town. Her parents were divorced. Money was tight. Selena didn't let those obstacles stop her. On her seventh birthday, she auditioned for and received a part on Barney & Friends. A few years later, Selena won... Continue Reading →
Here is a photo of my books. The girls are on the back row, while the guys (Greek gods) are on the front. At some future point I may move them around and shoot another picture, just to give the girls prominence. Taylor Swift was my first book and it continues to sell well. She... Continue Reading →
Speaking to students at Wells County Public Library
Recently I had the opportunity to speak to students who are members of the Wells County Public Library’s Junior Library (JL) Crew. It was snowing outside, but inside we were sharing thoughts about writing, Taylor Swift, and dreaming about what we’d like to be. Using my biography on Taylor Swift, I talked to the kids... Continue Reading →