Posts Categorized: I write stuff

School Visit Info

I’m excited to be visiting several classrooms this fall to talk about Caminar. If you’re a teacher, interested in an author visit, you can email me at info@skilabrown.com for more information. Wondering what kinds of talks I like to do?

Here’s what I’ve done for other schools:
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Win a free audio book!

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There are still a few more days to enter the giveaway for your own audio copy of Caminar. See my post here for all the official details.

If you live in the U.S., and would like to enter, send an email to mail@skilabrown.com by October 3rd and tell me … Read More

Audio Book Release!

Readers! The audio book version of Caminar is now available! I’m so excited about this – especially because the story is read by the incredibly talented Christian Barillas. Candlewick is offering up a sample of the audio here. Go have a listen.

 

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Interview Round-up

For classrooms using Caminar, I’ve been posting a few interview round-ups. Here’s another installment:

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Check out an interview with the Book Cellar here. Snippet question:

They are always coming out with new editions of board games. If your book could be a special edition of any board game,

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Interview Round-up

For classrooms using Caminar, I’ll be posting a few interview round-ups over the next few Tuesdays.

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Author Linda Phillips interviewed me here. (She has a lovely verse novel out later this year that really blew me away when I read it.) Snippet question:

When do you write

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Interview Round-up

For classrooms using Caminar, I’ll be posting a few interview round-ups over the next few Tuesdays.

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The Big Blue Marble Bookstore interviewed me here. We discussed spirit animals and why Carlos was an only child. Snippet question:

I really like the “animal spirit” theme in the book and

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Writing Wisdom

Markus Zusak wrote the amazing The Book Thief  which has been, of course, a huge success. But here he is talking about failing –

 

If you’re short on time, skip ahead to the seven minute mark, where he starts to talk specifically about his writing.

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