No, I didn't get an agent.
But almost as good...
I thought my readers might enjoy a guest post on Early Shirts titled "3 Unusual (And Fun) Ways to Teach Kids to Read."
Here's an excerpt:
When you think of early literacy, you might think of stories at bedtime and frequent trips to the library.
While these are excellent ways to help children learn to read, sometimes you can teach reading without ever opening a book.
Ever spend hours writing a post, hit the publish button and the *poof* the post disappears? That happened to me.
While I wait to hear back from the agents I've queried, I sometimes build my author visit skills by volunteering and guest teaching at my kids schools. As soon as I have a traditionally published book to promote, I will be charging a fee and will need to do some relabeling.
Last time I visited Disneyland, I was a nursing Mommy with several children under 5. More recently, a friend asked for tips on visiting, and I realized I had enough ideas to build a blog post!
Disneyland can be a fun experience for anyone – even a mommy with young children. Here are my tips for Mommies to make the most of the trip (without pulling your hair out).
I promised a visual calendar for September, but time got away from me. Never fear, though, I did post several writing (and illustrator) opportunities at the "retired" Writers Bloc in Placerville website.
For my readers who love kids books, here's a guest post I wrote on Early Shirts about celebrating September with them: http://earlyshirts.com/15-books-to-celebrate-september/
I write about, with, for, and around kids all day. (Well, maybe I do the dishes too. Sometimes.)