Today, I would like to share with you my very first, podcast! This was a homework assignment if you can believe it, and in it, I tried my hardest to merge a few of my passions: education, parenting, and children's books. In this groundbreaking podcast =), I
(Please forgive my stutters, squeaky voice and lack of know-how. =) ) Props to Katie Davis. HOW DO YOU DO IT?!
Just so you know, the generous Matthew Cordell is giving away free signed stuff for buying his newest masterpiece, if you contact him by December 1st. GET ON IT! Here is a peek at my personalized bookplate.
In order to help us prepare for the podcasting experience, my Digital Media and Online learning professor asked us to watch This American Life host, Ira Glass discuss storytelling.
It is a MUST WATCH.
There are four segments and I found them all to be so validating as a children's writer! (The third segment especially resonated with me, as a professional banana peeler and doubty writer.
Next up, I would also like to announce the winner of Linda Boyden's amazing, Giveaways: An ABC Book of Loanwords from the Americas.
Congratulations Julie Hedlund!
Aaaaaannnnd lastly, I am SO EXCITED to share that this week's Banana Peelin' author is none other than Marathon Mouse's, Amy Dixon! I just love her and am so excited to have her on the blog. PLUS, she has agreed to give away a copy of Preston and his little Marathon Mouse-self to one lucky commenter. Check in on Thursday for more details!