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How Narrators Get Hired

Audiobook: Basic Narrator Tips Why is an author writing How to Get Hired as a narrator? First, I would like to thank the narrators for sending in auditions. This week I am working on hiring a narrator for my fourth audiobook, Lakehouse Déjà Vu. We received 60 amazing auditions. This group of narrators really made… Continue reading How Narrators Get Hired

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Dear Journal, I’m Stuck on a Boat with Family!

1979, Dear Journal, it’s Annie. Moved onto a sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean, cut off from former life. Almost thirteen and feeling kidnapped by my family, torn from the life I love. Annie - Aboard the Western Star As librarians and readers come across this book, aka my sailing journal, it’s fun to hear their… Continue reading Dear Journal, I’m Stuck on a Boat with Family!

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eBook: The Land of Vikings & Trolls

Cody the Cockatrice Series, book 2 is now available! The adventure continues ...

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Superman Strength!

Bryant, Bowen, and I had our eyes fixed on Cody and found our mouths gapped open slightly. “Did you see that?” I asked Bowen. He nodded as Bryant leaned toward us and whispered, “Cody’s as strong as Superman!” In The Land of Vikings and Trolls, book two in the Cody the Cockatrice series, Cody’s magical… Continue reading Superman Strength!

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When the World is on Fire

A cyclone of thoughts, memories, conversations blazed paths between my ears. My temples pulsed, my eyes burned, and my stomach flipped as all the unfinished business of selling, buying, and moving blazed burning trails through my timbering mind. My shoulders sagged, my limbs felt heavy, and my jawline muscles burned as I noticed my jaw… Continue reading When the World is on Fire

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How Cody Comes to Life – Part Two

Cody the Cockatrice plush prototype arrived, and he is perfect! Now we wait for all his hundreds of clones to arrive in the new year. As the original Cody plush sat on my desk staring into my eyes, I knew he was pleading for more. He wants to reach more than a few hundred children.… Continue reading How Cody Comes to Life – Part Two