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10 Questions with Author Sylvia Patience

I’m winding up Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), with an interview with fellow Santa Cruz author Sylvia Patience about her new novel The Weaver’s Daughter. Sylvia writes her novel with understated passion and emotion that drew me … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 10 Questions with Author Connie Goldsmith

Last year, I interviewed award-winning author Connie Goldsmith. Today I’m pleased to share the release of her latest book for grades 6 – 12, Kiyo Sato: From a WWII Japanese Internment Camp to a Life of Service. While working on … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

I have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving (and always!). I have close and loving family and friends. And though I don’t have children of my own, there are many kids in my life who I adore–most of … Continue reading

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Interview with Feliciana Arballo Descendant

On this last day of Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, I’m very excited to interview Gil Morales, a direct descendant of Feliciana Arballo, the subject of my picture book The Power of a Dream. Feliciana is also a character in my … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Once Upon a Bowl of Oatmeal

From Annie Douglass Lima: My latest writing project is very different from anything else I’ve written. It’s a cookbook! But those who know how much I love fantasy might not be surprised that this cookbook ended up with a fantasy … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Author Deb Hunter

Author Deb Hunter joins us today to answer 10 Questions about her writing. Besides writing, Deb is also a historian and brings some of that knowledge into her books. Her latest book, Magic and Mystery in Tudor England, releases tomorrow, … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Author Suanne Schafer

Today, author Suanne Schafer joins us to answer 10 Questions about her writing. Suanne has published magazine articles and books in a variety of genres and belongs to several professional writing organizations, including Romance Writers of America and the Historical … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Author Sylvia Patience

Today I’m pleased to welcome fellow Santa Cruz author Sylvia Patience. Sylvia is also a poet and has published four middle grade novels, including Toto’s Tale and True Chronicle of Oz, in which Toto tells his version of what happened … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Author Annie Douglass Lima

Today I welcome back to my blog author Annie Douglass Lima who’s celebrating the release of Book 5 in her Annals of Alasia series, King of Malorn. Besides writing her adventure/fantasy novels, Annie teaches fifth grade. She lives in Taiwan. … Continue reading

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10 Questions with Author Christine Z. Mason

I’m happy to have award-winning author Christine Z. Mason here today to answer 10 Questions about her writing. Christine writes fiction for both children and adults. Linda Covella: Welcome, Christine! When and why did you decide to become a writer? … Continue reading

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