Category: Guest Blog

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Julia DeVillers: “Meet the Ultra Squad!”

Julia DeVillers: “Meet the Ultra Squad!”

Talk about squad goals! Today, author Julia DeVillers stops by to introduce the delightful characters of her middle grade graphic novel series, featuring a cast of kick-ass girls who help save the galaxy! Tweens are often underestimated—they’re still coming into their own physically and socially, so at times they get overlooked and not taken seriously. […]

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L.D. Crichton: “Something That Surprised Me While Writing All Our Broken Pieces” + Blog Tour Contest

L.D. Crichton: “Something That Surprised Me While Writing All Our Broken Pieces” + Blog Tour Contest

Today, we’ve got a guest post from All Our Broken Pieces author L.D. Crichton for you — plus keep reading for your chance to win a copy of this gorgeous new YA story. I decided to write about the topic: Something that surprised me while writing All Our Broken Pieces. It was an easy decision […]

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Lesley Livingston: “Must-Have Writing Necessities” + The Valiant Re-Read

Lesley Livingston: “Must-Have Writing Necessities” + The Valiant Re-Read

Today, we’re kicking off a re-read of The Valiant by Lesley Livingston, the first in a thrilling series about kick-ass lady gladiators during the reign of Julius Caesar. It’s all in anticipation of the February 12th release of The Triumphant, the third and final book in the series (which I looooove, by the way). We’ll […]

Posted February 4, 2019 by Sara | Novel Novice in Blog tour, Guest Blog / 1 Comment
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Erik DeLeo: “5 Things That Happened While Creating an Awesome Middle Grade Book Cover”

Erik DeLeo: “5 Things That Happened While Creating an Awesome Middle Grade Book Cover”

A charming new middle grade book is available today, and to celebrate, author Erik DeLeo has stopped by with a guest post about the making of the ADORABLE cover for The Squirrel Squire. One of the things that’s different about self-publishing compared to traditional publishing is that the author is in charge of all aspects […]

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Lauren Wohl: “Extravaganza at the Plaza” Guest Post

Lauren Wohl: “Extravaganza at the Plaza” Guest Post

Today, author Lauren Wohl stops by with a guest post about her newest illustrated chapter book for young readers, Extravaganza at the Plaza. The first inkling for the books came from stories I had read about children who were giving back to their communities: kids who made hats for newborns out of old brassieres (no kidding!); who knit, worked with wood or clay to create gifts for people less fortunate than they; who organized cookie sales and craft fairs with proceeds going to raise money to care for people who were ill.  There were […]

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Jane Yolen: “Crow Not Crow” Guest Post

Jane Yolen: “Crow Not Crow” Guest Post

Today, children’s author Jane Yolen stops by with a guest post about her newest picture book, Crow Not Crow. CROW NOT CROW is a family story, sort of. Adam Stemple is my middle child. He invented the Crow Not Crow method of birding to teach his city wife how to identify birds. And the illustrator Elizabeth Dulemba, while not an actual relative of the […]

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