Category Archives: youtube video

A good video on treating women with respect: A Needed Response (message to rapists)

I love seeing men stand up to other men who are sexist, rapists, or generally abuse, so it was lovely to see this video message that goes out there: “To the Steubenville rapists…or any rapists out there.” I think it’s … Continue reading

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Video Book Review of Parallel Visions by Reader Jacob Lasher

I absolutely love this video book review that reader Jacob Lasher (who also writes) did of Parallel Visions! (beaming) It’s thoughtful, sweet, and at times funny. You can tell he’s really thought about the writing and about what works for … Continue reading

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Contest To Celebrate My New YA Fantasy Parallel Visions. Win a Kindle, Kobo, or Nook!

I’m excited that my new YA fantasy Parallel Visions is now out in the world! To celebrate, I’m having a contest. Help me get the word out about Parallel Visions, and you’ll be entered to win bookstore giftcards and an … Continue reading

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Love this banned books video by Bookmans

I absolutely love this Banned Books video by Bookmans (an Arizona bookstore) to help launch the national (US) read-out from banned and challenged books for Banned Book Week CSept 30-Oct 6). The video shows Bookmans staff and customers each reading … Continue reading

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Text-message airplanes from Moleskin.

I think these text-message airplanes from Moleskin are so cute! Or maybe they just appeal to the writer and reader in me. It’s word fun! Thanks to @MikeCane on Twitter for the link.

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Moving song about saving libraries

When Piers Cawley discovered the library he grew up in was slated to be closed, he wrote The Child of the Library. You can hear him talk about it and then sing the song in the video below. I think … Continue reading

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Powerful, moving story on YouTube

A powerful, moving story. I hope you’ll watch this. You are not alone, and things get better. I love when people speak out like this. It takes courage, but it gets so much better–and it helps others have hope.

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Jo Nesbo on writing for children

I really like what Jo Nesbo has to say on writing for children–especially that you don’t have to have children to write for children–you just have to remember your own childhood, your emotions, what it felt like. What do you … Continue reading

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Win all 3 books in the Dragon Speaker series – signed!

Want to win all three books in the YA Dragon Speaker series–each book signed by the author? AND have a chance to win an Amazon gift card? Then watch my author videos, and share them with a friend! (And let … Continue reading

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Excited Author Videos and Win Amazon gift cards

Enter to win a $50, $25, $20, or $15 gift card to Amazon plus all three books in the Dragon Speaker series just for sharing one or both of the videos below! Read on for details. I am SO excited … Continue reading

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