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First Stories!! Featuring Amber Hendricks

Hello friends and welcome back to the First Stories series, where I talk to writers (published, unpublished, agented, unagented) about their first story – the one that really compelled them to pursue writing and publishing. The previous interviews from 2022 with Bonnie Kelso, Laura Zimmermann, Chelsea Lin Wallace, and Valerie Bolling have been incredible! I… Continue reading First Stories!! Featuring Amber Hendricks

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First Stories!! Featuring Valerie Bolling!

Welcome back, dear readers! Thank you for taking a bit of your time to "listen in" to another First Stories conversation - this time with the amazing Valerie Bolling. She has been releasing picture book after picture book recently! Huge congrats, Valerie! Beginning with LET'S DANCE in 2020, she and her agent, James McGowan have… Continue reading First Stories!! Featuring Valerie Bolling!

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First Stories!! Featuring Chelsea Lin Wallace

Hello friends and welcome back to the First Stories series, where I talk to writers (published, unpublished, agented, unagented) about their first story - the one that really compelled them to pursue writing and publishing. 2022 started off with a bang, with some great interviews from Bonnie Kelso and Laura Zimmermann - I learned so… Continue reading First Stories!! Featuring Chelsea Lin Wallace

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First Stories in February Featuring…Laura Zimmermann!!

February may be a short month, but it is PACKED with tons of fun. Celebrating the rich depths of Black history, telling others how much they mean to us, and more. But as a month situated squarely in the depths of winter (in the Northern Hemisphere), February can seem rather gray and bleak. Plants, trees,… Continue reading First Stories in February Featuring…Laura Zimmermann!!

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First Stories Returns in 2022…Featuring Bonnie Kelso

Happy New Year to each one of you! I hope and pray that this year finds you healthy and ready to tackle something new - or something familiar - with enthusiasm. New years do smell of fresh starts, don't they? Perhaps this year will bring a "first" for you...or even two. For this week's featured… Continue reading First Stories Returns in 2022…Featuring Bonnie Kelso