Seed Savers Series

#YA Treats, No Tricks

As we approach the holiday season, there are bound to be numerous giveaways and promotions in time for gift giving and to ease the winter doldrums. Right now I’m participating in one such giveaway featuring YA novels. Because the first book in my series is more middle grade, I’m giving away Heirloom, book three in […]

#BacktoSchool with the Seed Savers Series

All good things must come to an end, and so the summer of 2017 is winding down. It’s been a doozy, what with the solar eclipse and all. But no need to be sad! Thousands of kids around the country are excitedly counting down the number of days to return to their classrooms and school […]

A Fiction Author at Master Gardener Conference

Because my books have a gardening theme, I often attend garden & foodie events, as well as trade shows large and small. This is a no-brainer for non-fiction titles. My book series, Seed Savers, however, is fiction. It’s always a bit of a challenge to get passers-by to realize the books are fiction, despite my […]

6 Audiobooks for Kids

With summer approaching, parents and teachers might be wondering what they can do to lessen summer slide, or the learning loss that occurs when not in school. Keeping the mind engaged by reading books has always been a great answer, but what about audiobooks, do they count as real reading or is that “cheating”? In […]

Treasure on Audio

It occurs to me that although I mentioned in my last post (the interview with Treasure‘s narrator) that Treasure had just been released on audio, I had no official announcement post. So here it is. Drum roll, throat clearing: The first book in my Seed Savers series–Treasure–is now available as an audiobook!! Yay! Treasure can […]

Interview with Julia Farmer, Narrator for Treasure

Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Julia Farmer, the narrator for Treasure’s audiobook. Julia is based in Chicago and has narrated over twenty audiobooks through Actors Audio and Publishing / Cerny American Creative. She also lends her voice to television and radio commercials and is the voice of Sarita in the Walking Dead: […]

#EarthDay Matters

Today is Earth Day. Established in 1970 and paid tribute to in some way each year since, never before has it seemed as important as now. For the first time, scientists are banding together to “March for Science” on Earth Day. One wonders how, in the year 2017, we got to a place where scientists […]