Monthly Archives: June 2012

Author Interview with Dineen A. Miller

Get to know Dineen… Dineen Miller readily admits one of life’s greatest lessons is that there’s purpose in our trials. Her years as a youth counselor, Stephen Minister, women’s ministry leader, and small group leader fuel her desire to ignite the … Continue reading

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Cynthia Leitich Smith

Get to know Cynthia… Cynthia Leitich Smith is the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best-selling author of TANTALIZE, ETERNAL, BLESSED, DIABOLICAL and TANTALIZE: KIEREN’S STORY (Candlewick). Her award-winning books for younger children include JINGLE DANCER, INDIAN SHOES, RAIN IS … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Arthur Slade

About Arthur: Arthur Slade was raised in the Cypress Hills of southwest Saskatchewan and began writing at an early age. He received an English Honours degree from the University of Saskatchewan, spent several years writing advertising and has been writing … Continue reading

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Introducing Award-Winning Author Kathryn Erskine

About Kathryn: Kathryn Erskine spent many years as a lawyer before realizing that she’d rather write things that people might actually enjoy reading.  She grew up mostly overseas and attended eight different schools, her favorite being the Hogwarts-type castle in … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Kathryn Fitzmaurice

About Kathryn:  Kathryn was born in New York City, but grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. She holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University. Her favorite thing to do is walk her dog, Holly, who, she says is … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Lynda Mullaly Hunt

About Lynda: Lynda Mullaly Hunt is the author of middle-grade novel, ONE FOR THE MURPHYS (Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin), winner of The Tassy Walden Award: New Voices in Children’s Literature. She is also a former teacher and Scenario Writing coach. Lynda … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Hélène Boudreau

About Hélène: Hélène Boudreau grew up on an island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean but now writes fiction and non-fiction for kids from her land-locked home in Ontario, Canada. She has never time-travelled or saved an endangered bird, nor has she … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Cynthia Chapman Willis

About Cynthia Chapman Willis: Cynthia Chapman Willis is the author of Dog Gone, a middle grade novel for ages 8 to 13 (Square Fish, a division of Macmillan), and Buck Fever, a middle grade novel for ages 9 to 14, (Feiwel & Friends, … Continue reading

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Interview with Award-Winning Author Elissa Haden Guest

About Elissa: Elissa holds an MFA in Children’s Literature from Hollins University and teaches classes in Writing for Children & Young Adults at Stanford University Continuing Studies. She has also taught at Pixar Animation Studios. She’s the author of numerous … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Rebecca Williams Spindler

About Rebecca:  Rebecca has a richly diverse heritage reaching from the Appalachia Mountains region of Virginia to shores of the Philippine Islands and nesting in the Wisconsin heartland. Her short stories have been featured in books.  She is co-writing the … Continue reading

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