Posts Tagged ‘steampunk’

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I’ll be signing copies of Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy on the 29th (Saturday), from 3pm – 7pm at the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Say: “Oh, Snap!” and I’ll take 20% off the price! (You’ll find me under the Maryland Writers Association’s tent.)

The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally known authors, book signings, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by top chefs, poetry readings, workshops, panel discussions, storytellers and hands-on projects for kids, live music, and a thoughtfully curated food, craft beer, and wine program.

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more info at WillaSnap.com

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Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy just won Independent Publisher Book Award for Juvenile Fiction!

I can’t believe it! I couldn’t more proud!

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“With its strong female protagonist, steampunk influence, myriad gadgets, descriptions of real life inventors and inventions, and quality writing, I can’t recommend this book enough. Did I mention clockpunk cats?” —B. Evans

What’s it about? Here’s Willa (she’s eleven):

Ever wonder why some crazy scientist hasn’t blown up the world? I used to wonder about it all the time. Actually, I was pretty sure my mom would be the one to do it.
But now I know better. It turns out there’s a force working hard to keep the world from going KABLOOEY.
Who are these people? Wait for it:
Idiots. Yep, you heard me right.
How do I know? Well, apparently, I’m an Idiot. At least, according to the Geniuses I am. Confused? I’m not surprised. You’re probably an Idiot too.

It all began on a Thursday at precisely 8 a.m. I was standing in the family room of our lovely two-story house, directly across the street from Squirrel Brand Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The same family room that, in a few minutes, I would never ever, ever see again—ever.

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Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy is out!

(Amazon, iTunes, and Barnes & Noble.)

 

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Two more short videos on my experiences working with an illustrator.

Choosing One Illustration Over Another

Streamlining Workflow

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The first two in a series of short videos on my experiences working with an illustrator.

Transferring the Image in Your Mind to that of Your Illustrator’s

Making Effective Illustrations

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If you have an Apple device or a Kindle, you’re in luck!

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Here’s the iTunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id462821767

Here’s the Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005JFMKB8

Thanks everybody!

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