Friday, December 19, 2014

Mayhem and More: Episode 5 of "The Write Chat" with guest Matt Phelan

Felicia and Erik had the opportunity to interview the talented author and illustrator, Matt Phelan, last month when they attended the Lititz Teen and Kid Literature Festival. Their interview just went live over on We invite you to grab your favorite beverage, and watch their entertaining interview. Oh, be sure to sign up for their newsletter while you are there! 

In this episode you will: 

- Witness the mayhem that occurs when Erik & Felicia forget to book their guest
- Find out what Mr. Phelan would do with Jeanne Birdsall's Shopping List 
-  Find out what the set rules are to make a graphic novel 
-  and more! 

Exciting News!!

We have a giveaway to go along with this episode.

Answer eight (8) questions about the episode for a chance to win - see form for details and to enter now!

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We wish you the happiest of holidays! 

Thank you for reading and sharing,

Katrina's Word of the Week.
See what Lego is up to this week...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Kitty Santa? Wordless Wednesday Writing Prompt ✏

What do you think our friend, Lego, is doing?
Poem? Story? Haiku? Question? What does this picture bring to your mind? 
Join the fun by writing your thoughts in the comments below.

Please note that we will be taking the next couple of weeks off from Wordless Wednesday. Expect our Word of the Week posts (on Mondays) as well as the new episode of The Write Chat - this Friday!

We have been sharing some of our books from our Advent Book Tree, over on Facebook. Click here to view them. If you are doing this, too, we would love to see your photos.

As always, we are excited to participate in some Wordless Wednesday Blog Hops.
We encourage you to visit them as well.
Thank you to all of the fabulous hosts!
 Amanda’s Books and More 
Wordless Wednesday Hop
Thank you for reading and sharing,

Katrina's Word of the Week.
Did you catch the newest episode of The Write Chat? We have a new episode this Friday with guest Matt Phelan!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Katrina wishes to be a BENEFICENT leader of The United States of Katrina. Word of the Week with Guest Taurean J. Watkins (12/15/2014): #KidLitWow

Author and "The Literary Rat," Taurean J. Watkins, and his friend Gabriel are our paw-riffic video guests, this week. Thank you, Taurean and Gabriel for introducing this week's word of the week: BENEFICENT

Can you use the word BENEFICENT in a sentence? 

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See what Lego is up to on our Wordless Wednesday posts.

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