April 13, 2018- Some great advice for writers!
April 13, 2018- Some great advice for writers!
April 6, 2018- I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the writing prompt this week! It’s so creepy and interesting, and it’s given me a thousand different ideas for my own work. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below. Happy writing!
March 28, 2018-Book Trailer for Obsessed with Her
March 24, 2018- Submissions are now open for Pandamonium Publishing House! If you want to submit your work, please follow the instructions below. If you do not follow the instructions, your work will not be reviewed or responded to.
I am now accepting submissions of fiction for all ages.
To send me a submission of your work following the guidelines above, e-mail me at email@example.com and include SUBMISSION in the subject line. I look forward to reading your submissions.
March 10, 2018- Here is a list of the current and upcoming titles from Pandamonium Publishing House for kids! Stay tuned for another page that will be directed towards adult reads.
Unfrogged, by Tamara Botting, illustrated by Christopher Botting– Her parents are gone, she’s a klutz, and her cousin hates her. Plus there’s a weird frog! This is the story of Princess Meredith and her unforgettable adventure of courage, friendship and tea with three shakes of pepper and a pinch of hot sauce. This is definitely not a typical fairy tale!
Deer Diary, by Lacey L. Bakker, illustrated by Shamayal Hayat–Have you ever wondered what woodland animals do when there are no humans around? Follow Duncan, the deer as he writes in his diary about the crazy antics of all of his friends! Remember what happens in the woods, stays in the woods!
Phillip Star, by Lacey L. Bakker, illustrated by Shamayal Hayat–Who better for a best friend than a giant purple elephant? You’ll have tons of fun with Phillip Star as you follow him on an adventure that you’ll never forget!
Pants! (Coming 2018) by Tamara Botting, illustrated by Erin Cutler–What kind of pants will you put on today?
The Old Farmer’s Treasure, Coming March 17, 2018, by Lacey L. Bakker, cover design by Shamayal Hayat–What would happen if you discovered that your family was hiding a secret? What if you found a clue that would change your life forever? What if riches beyond your wildest dreams were hidden right under your nose?
Panda the Very Bad Cat, by Lacey L. Bakker, illustrated by Jason Baghir–This hilarious children’s book is based on the antics of a real-life cat named Panda. Join Panda the Very Bad Cat as he gets into all kinds of mischief and causes chaos for his human. Panda the Very Bad Cat is fun, funny, and beautifully illustrated. Anyone who has ever been owned by a cat will want to own this book!
Trouble with Trolls, The adventures of Milan and Friends (A Halloween Tail!) Coming Fall 2018, by Lacey L. Bakker, illustrated by Alex Goubar- Milan the golden retriever and his friends are all dressed up for a night of Halloween fun, but a mean troll won’t let them cross the bridge that leads to the best candy!
I know that this is a bit behind schedule, but I thought that I’d post some upcoming events anyways!
Monday, February 12– Author Visit- I’m excited to present Deer Diary and Panda the Very Bad Cat to the JK to Grade 2 children at two schools in St. Catharines.
Thursday, February 15-Author Visit- I’ll be presenting Deer Diary and Panda the Very Bad Cat in the morning to some students, and then I’ll be attending a literacy event in the evening at another school. I know it’ll be an excellent event and I can’t wait to meet some eager readers.
Saturday, February 17-It’s a Family Affair Event-This event takes place in Burlington at 10 am until 4 pm, and I’ll be there signing copies of all of my books! Stop by and say hi if you’re in the area, I’d love to visit with you.
Friday, February 23-Author Visit-I’ll be presenting a publishing workshop to some students in senior grades seven and eight, and we’ll also be talking about character development and the mechanics of book creation!
Sunday, February 25– Meet the Author event at Nest- I’ll be signing copies of my books at Nest from 1-4 on Sunday, February 25th and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be invited! Robyn Allan is the owner of this fabulous store that supports artists from Hamilton and the surrounding area. Nest is located at 171 Locke St. South in Hamilton. Check out their site at nesthamilton.com.
Wednesday, February 28– Join me at the Terry Berry branch of the Hamilton Public Library as I present a publishing workshop to the Hamilton Mountain Writer’s Circle members from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm. A very special thank you to Professor Barry Gotlieb for the invitation!
March looks like it shaping up to be just as exciting! Stay tuned for upcoming events.