Fascinating work the folks down at the Mote Aquarium in Florida are doing to restore coral reefs. I once observed a sea star regenerate four new rays from one ray that had broken off. The four rayed parent sea star also grew another ray to replace the one it had lost, resulting in two complete, five rayed sea stars. Apparently coral is just as resilient. Check it out!
What’s your favorite Dr. Seuss story? Mine is “What Was I Scared Of?” Check it out. It’s a lesser known story at the end of “The Sneetches and Other Stories.” I loved Dr. Seuss stories as a kid, and feel they’ve had a significant influence on my own writing and illustrating. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
While you’re there, if you could sign the guest book for my book, “Something’s Tugging on My Claw!” I’d be thrilled. The above link will take you to the book’s page. Just click on “Sign the Guestbook” on the right sidebar. It’s totally free, you aren’t required to leave an email address or to buy anything. Thanks so much for helping spread the word!
If you’d like to browse all of this years SCBWI member’s books, click on the logo to the left, and choose “book blast home.”
Edible packaging to keep sea animals safe. What a great idea!
They’re crucial to any Indie author who wants their book to come up in an Amazon search. The more reviews a book has, the better chance it has of being found. If you’ve recently read a book you enjoyed, I know the author would be extremely grateful if you wrote a review on Amazon.
This is an interesting article about Amazon book reviews that explains why readers’ reviews are so important. Click here to view this article, “The Indie Author’s Guide to Amazon Book Reviews”
November 9, 2016: Such a wonderful evening presenting for the North Shore Reading Council, and getting to know a little more about many of the NSRC members. The Danversport Yacht Club was the perfect setting for a memorable evening discussing sea life, and an historical crime, trial, and eerie cottage on the shores of Lake Ossipee.
An interview that I did with Publishers Weekly’s bookroom editor, Drucilla Shultz, has been published in Publishers Weekly today, November 7, 2016! Thanks to Drucilla Shultz and Publishers Weekly for taking the time to produce this article. Please feel free to share with anyone who might want some tips about how to succeed at self publishing and harnessing your passion.
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Thanks to David Smith of the Ossipee Lake Alliance for this great article. I remember “The Ghost of Lake Ossipee” speaking engagement like it was yesterday, with the lake in the background, and a thunderstorm rolling in… it was the perfect setting for a ghost story!
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