Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — Children’s Book Week Giveaway

Image Source: MotherDaughterBookReviews.com

If you’re a reader, you remember your favorite childhood book. And, no matter how much time has passed since you were a child, you can quote lines from the story and describe the hero and the setting. The book—whether a mystery, humor, horror, or science fiction—became part of your own story.

That’s the power of books, and the power of reading, and that’s one reason for Children’s Book Week, an annual celebration of reading.

Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — One Writer’s Journey

Author, editor and blogger Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz is hosting us on her blog, One Writer’s Journey, today. In addition to being a multi-published author of books for children and adults, Penny’s a great interviewer, and we had fun answering her questions about our writing. We talked about our first book, The SkyHorse, and our most recent book, Walled In, and…

Continue Reading

Fiction, SkyHorse, Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — Book Birthday!

Sometimes we get busy here in Carpenter Country and the days slip past before we take the opportunity to acknowledge them. But there are special days we always like to pause and remember—BIRTHDAYS! March is the month for a BIG BIRTHDAY! Our first book, a young adult novel, The SkyHorse, was born in March of 2012. That’s right—Zephyr the winged…

Continue Reading

Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — The First Amaryllis

Spring has arrived in Carpenter Country, and here’s the proof. And I think, if you listen closely In the sweet glad days of spring, With the song of the brook, the breeze, and the birds, You can hear the flowers sing. ~Helen Isabel Moorhouse ***

Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — Bubble of the Week!

We’ve said it before here and here — we really like Bublish! In addition to the great name (a play on “publish”), the idea of creating a snapshot of a book, complete with author bio, website, buy links, and an excerpt, is a great concept and a beautiful platform to showcase books. We’ve published bubbles for our young adult novel, The SkyHorse, our…

Continue Reading

Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — Author Interview

We completed an in-depth author interview at Smashwords–okay, we answered ten questions, and since we picked the questions and wrote the answers ourselves, they’re all flattering. 🙂 Hey, an author’s work is never done! And because we like to spread the work around here in Carpenter Country, we’re asking you, dear reader, to head on over to the interview, and…read it.…

Continue Reading