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Author Q&A With Linda Ashman

Linda Ashman is the author of many acclaimed picture books—more than forty to date—and The Nuts & Bolts Guide to Writing Picture Books. Her books have been included on the ‘best of the year’ lists of The New York Times, Parenting and Child magazines, the New York Public Library and others, and have been translated […]

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Author Q&A with Agatha Zaza

Agatha Zaza has inadvertently become a nomad. In the last decade, she’s called three countries home and all three have had one important thing in common—excellent public library systems. Wherever she goes, she takes her imagination and a lifetime of memories, including of great books. Agatha has always recognized that being highly literate and having […]

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Book Craft Q&A with Sam Meier

Sometimes information technology professionals and creatives don’t connect. They are busy in their respective industries, but need to make time to collaborate as they both depend on each other for success . This is why you need to meet Sam Meier. He gets it. Not only does he have a technical background, but a creative […]

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Author Q&A with Bracha Sharp

Bracha K. Sharp is an award-winning author who has an expansive portfolio of articles, poetry, plays and children’s picture books. She’s a member of the SCBWI and the SSCBWI group (Shomer Shabbat Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators group) and has written numerous human-interest articles for the Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut newspaper. Her […]

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How to Pick the Best Books

Sorry. There’s no secret formula for book selection. Truth is, we all have our “things” that we look for when we’re picking the best books. Sometimes it’s a suggestion from a friend, other times it’s a review that we find online. But for many, it can be a compelling little story by the author that […]

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Author Q&A with Meghan P. Browne

Meghan P. Browne was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She left her beloved Lone Star State to attend the University of Arizona in Tucson, the land of saguaro cacti, the loveliest winters, and gorgeous Santa Catalina Mountains. After graduation, Meghan returned home to Austin and the bluebonnets and blue skies of her childhood where […]

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Book Craft with Marika Flatt

If you’re an author and want to grow your book sales, you need to meet Marika Flatt, book publicist extraordinaire. After years of experience working as a book publicist for a literary firm, Marika and her husband, Doug, launched PR by the Book in 2002, capitalizing on her love of media & books. Marika is […]

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Book Craft with Sarah Sambles

Sarah Sambles has an incredible resume. She started her career as a marketing consultant back in 1999, advising global technology companies on their marketing and PR strategy. After having kids, she went freelance, working with clients from industries as varied as non-profit, services, education, construction, real estate, retail, and senior living. She offered strategic marketing, […]

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