Tag Archives: children’s books

A Business Model to Avoid

The thrill of publishing one’s first book is joyful, a dream come true, right? Oh, the anticipation of getting my children’s picture book into print and out there in the marketplace! I attended lectures, workshops, and conferences to acquire the … Continue reading

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“Well, of all things, dead butterflies!” a woman huffed at me. “I can’t let my child read that.”  Sheesh! I thought, Like the kid’s never seen a dead butterfly! “It’s a kid’s gardening detective story,” I explained. “Every detective story … Continue reading

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Celebrate Reading = Celebrate Writing

Every year, reading is celebrated at Mary Collins School in Petaluma the first Wednesday after Labor Day. Parents pitch in. They bring blankets to spread out on the lawn and read with their children. The kids bring books from home, … Continue reading

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