Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Current Scratch: Join Us, Local Events, News.

Sorry this is a day late! I am very busy. Yay for rain followed by glorious Texas sunshine.  I hope that you are spending time creating fabulous works!

Join us for our next schmooze. Our topic? Middle Grade Mysteries with the speaker TBA, 10 a.m. June , Barnes & Noble, College Station, TX. We will be looking at the usual suspects, red herrings, clues, puzzles, and suspense . Join us at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, in the College Station Barnes & Noble the meeting. Also come early for gentle critique at 9:30 a.m. and/or stay around as the discussion continues over lunch. Join us!


Molly Blaisdell's new book PLUMB CRAZY is released in ebook format. She will have an author vist: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (Ringer Library, CS). Here are the deets: Local author Molly Blaisdell will talk about her book Plumb Crazy. This book is a crossover young adult (teen) / new adult (college age) novel. Molly’s visit will be split into two sections. Both visits will include Star Trek trivia, prizes, and twinkies. Teens will have the room at 4:30 and adults will have the room from 5:15 to 6:00. For more information, contact Kendra at (979) 764-3416 or email

Kathi Appelt will discuss and sign her newest picture book, MOGIE: THE HEART OF THE HOUSE on Saturday, June 14, 1:00 pm at Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

Note: In order to go through the signing line and meet Kathi Appelt for book personalization, please purchase MOGIE: THE HEART OF THE HOUSE from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event

Here is an article about the Author Alliance that may be of some interest to you. This is on the Author's Guild website and is written by a board member T. J. Stiles.

Author James Patterson weighs in on the Hatchette/Amazon controversy for those of you following this.

Lin Oliver, Executive Director of SCBWI, speaks out for diversity in Children's literature. Check out the article here.
The views expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the SCBWI.

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