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I Wish I Knew Then - Writing a Sequel

By Janeen Brian

A sequel is a follow-on, and to follow on from one piece of work is to create something, which by its very nature, invites comparison.  667 more words

Wish I Knew Then

Cover Reveal of my Secret Project - The Water Dragons

For a while now I’ve been silent on the social media front. Being fed up in a dead end job, I lost myself for a long time trying to figure out what I wanted to do in life. 322 more words

Children's Books

Flashback Fridays: And She Didn't Get Married After All . . .

You’re a princess who’s going to marry a prince.  Until a dragon comes along and ruins everything you own and steals him away. Well you’re not going to let things stand, that’s for sure! 624 more words

General Posts

PJ Storytime!

On Thursday night, we enjoyed a PJ Storytime at the library, which surprisingly turned into two PJ Storytimes when a second group came in! I chose a few bedtime stories, then the kids got to choose books from the ones I displayed (which all came from our “Stories & Rhymes” picture book cagegory). 238 more words

Picture Books

Tasteful Butchery Well Done

Different writers seem to favor different parts of the writing process.  For some, it’s the brainstorming of ideas.  For others, it’s getting that first draft down.  340 more words


Review: Sweep Up the Sun by Helen Frost

Sweep Up the Sun by Helen Frost and Rick Lieder (InfoSoup)

The pair who created Step Gently Out return with another gorgeous book connecting young readers to nature. 266 more words

Book Reviews

A "HOLE" LOTTA FUN: Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva

Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva
Tundra Books, April 2015.

Outstanding in the Rain, by Toronto-based author and graphic designer Frank Viva, takes readers on a fun-filled ride. 210 more words