Melody Bremen

10 Fun Website Designs of Authors of Children’s Books

Monday March 27, 2017

Here are some websites of middle grade or children’s books authors that I’ve come across and found fun and cute. Besides for accomplishing the basics – about the author and their books – they create a mood that makes them memorable.

  1. Nora Raleigh Baskin – pretty and classy and engaging
    Nora Baskin website
  2. Robin Adolphs – super cute and friendly-looking
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Full of Beans: Book Review

Monday March 13, 2017

Full of BeansFull of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I picked up this book because I enjoyed Jennifer L. Holm’s The Fourteenth Goldfish. This book turned out to be even better. What’s not to like? Historical fiction with hilarious and quirky characters… sure sounds like my cup of tea. Read More>>

Self-Publishing Memes

Monday February 27, 2017

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Twain Knows How to Say It

Monday February 20, 2017

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12 Writing Boards to Follow on Pinterest

Monday February 06, 2017

Pinterest iconPinterest, one of everyone’s favorite websites. (The kind that you can get lost on. Make sure not to lose track of time!)

It’s a great platform to use as a reader to find new books and authors and to pin your favorite quotes. It is also a great site to use as an author, whether to promote your own work or to follow your favorite author. There are some amazing boards that are chock full of tips and inspiration, and plenty of other stuff. Read More>>

Favorite Middle Grade Books Read in 2016

Monday January 23, 2017

Here are my favorite middle grade books that I read in 2016 in no particular order. These books aren’t necessarily new, but this year was my first time reading them. And without further ado:

  1. The Fourteenth Goldfish
  2.  What Came from the Stars Read More>>