Book Reviews Help Authors and Readers

Did you know that most authors rely on book reviews? Book reviews make the book more visible to the reader. They help with sales. They help guide readers towards making an appropriate choice. It gives the reader an idea of what the book will be about and who might enjoy the book. If there areContinue reading “Book Reviews Help Authors and Readers”

The Lullaby Monsters by Cynthia Mackey and Paula Nasmith

In this night time adventure, big sister Kelsey is always her brother’s hero. She bravely helps with lost teddy bears, scraped knees, and favourite picnic foods. But when Thomas can’t sleep because of the lullaby monsters, Kelsey isn’t sure she can help, especially since monsters are the one thing she fears.  When Thomas’ precious lullaby box is stolen, KelseyContinue reading “The Lullaby Monsters by Cynthia Mackey and Paula Nasmith”

Book Cover News!

After a long delay, I finally have news on the next book cover. I had asked people to let me know which image they prefer for the back cover. I got some feedback through my blog, instagram, facebook and in person. https://wordpress.com/block-editor/post/authorcynthiamackey.com/1905 And a decision has been made! The front cover is still top secretContinue reading “Book Cover News!”

Help Me Decide!

I’m super excited that my next book is nearing publication! I want your input. What do you think would make the best back cover for my early chapter book, The Lullaby Monsters? This night time adventure features Kelsey and Thomas who meet a bunch of monsters. When monsters steal Thomas’ most prized possession, Kelsey andContinue reading “Help Me Decide!”

Kid Lit Love: Noah Noasaurus

Elaine Kiely Kearns does so much for the kid lit community. She and Sylvia Liu are responsible for the kid lit 411 website which provides a wealth of information for aspiring writers. If you haven’t checked it out, I encourage you to do so. I was excited to receive a copy of Elaine’s debut picture book, titledContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Noah Noasaurus”

August Giveaway!

Yay!  Time to give away a copy of Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker… my first ever published picture book with illustrations by Paula Nasmith.  The winner will also receive a couple of art cards created by Paula and…. a $10 Amazon Gift Card!!! If your kids love Jillian Jiggs, they will love Katie Shaeffer.  Join KatieContinue reading “August Giveaway!”

August Giveaway!

Yay!  Time to give away a copy of Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker… my first ever published picture book with illustrations by Paula Nasmith.  The winner will also receive a couple of art cards created by Paula and…. a $10 Amazon Gift Card!!! If your kids love Jillian Jiggs, they will love Katie Shaeffer.  Join KatieContinue reading “August Giveaway!”