Children’s Books

Children’s Books and anything specific to the Caitlin books.

Books, Writing, History, and Me

In “Books, Writing, History, and Me” I share my thoughts on travel, cooking, van-life, books, the process of writing, the experiences of an indie-publisher, WWII, the Holocaust, and anything else I feel might be of interest to readers of my books. Please send me comments and let me know what you like and what you want to know more about. Everything in this blog reflects my personal ideas and feelings–a memoir of sorts, it is my perspective and any errors or omissions are mine.

A Summer Book for Young Readers

After two years promoting my adult novel, Immigrant Soldier, I decided go back to my roots – children’s literature. As a result of the publication of the novel, I now have my very own publishing company. Why not publish a children’s book? Last February, I pulled out one of my favorite children’s manuscripts - a work where I continue to own the rights. Based on a childhood memory, it tells the story of a little girl with a big idea in early chapter-book format.  I checked the manuscript over, made a few changes and improvements, and sent it to my editor, Lorraine Fico-White.  She encouraged me to go ahead with the project.  “I love Caitlin and can easily see this becoming a series,” she wrote. So preparation work for publishing the manuscript began! In a children’s book, illustrations are primary.  However, I never wanted to do the illustrations myself.   I turned to a friend who is [...]

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