Well this was cool!

Well this was cool!

When I picked up my mail last week I received a large envelope. Inside was a copy of the Kirkus Reviews magazine, The Best Books of 2015 and The Best 100 Indie Books of the Year, Special Issue. With anticipation, I turned the pages reading what they had to say about the year’s most promising reads. When I reached page 194 I smiled.  Sock Monster had made the cut. I still haven’t received the coveted star review from Kirkus, but someday I...

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Sock Monster’s First Big 5 Star Review

Sock Monster’s First Big 5 Star Review

I am counting down the weeks to the release of my very first picture book, Sock Monster. The process of writing a picture book has been humbling to say the least. Every one of the 272 words needed to count. Picture books are traditionally only allowed 300 words. Let’s just say I found writing a full 50,000 plus word novel far easier. That being said, when I received this review last week I nearly wept. I love Readers’ Favorite...

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Arrgh Won the 2015 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal for Children’s Books Grades 4-6

Arrgh Won the 2015 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal for Children’s Books Grades 4-6

Nothing feels better then when some one tells you they like what you’ve written. The feeling is euphoric. Euphoric: Adjective They received a euphoric welcome: elated, happy, joyful, delighted, gleeful; excited, exhilarated, jubilant, exultant; ecstatic, blissful, rapturous, transported, on cloud nine, in seventh heaven; informal on top of the world, over the moon, on a high. So when I got an email from the people at Readers’ Favorite...

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Book Tour & Giveaway

Book Tour & Giveaway

Hurry! There are only 3 days left to get in on the action. CBB book tours is promoting The Lakeview Series. There are all sorts of reviews and a chance to win copies of  all 4 of the Lakeview books; Hush, Whisper, Scream and Silence. In addition we are giving away a $20.00 Amazon gift card! Here is just one example of a stop on this fun promotional romp. Click here to join in the fun and giveaway! My So-Called Review: Throughout this past...

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ARRGH! Makes the Midwest Book Review

ARRGH! Makes the Midwest Book Review

Volume 15, Number 6 Reviewer’s Bookwatch June 2015 http://midwestbookreview.com/rbw/jun_15.htm ARRGH! Stacey R. Campbell Illustrator: M.S. Corley Green Darner Press 9600 Stone Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103 http://greendarnerpress.com 9780988478442, $15.95, 282 pages, www.amazon.com ASIN: B00MX7ATRM, $5.95, 284 pages, http://www.staceyrcampbell.com Marlan Warren, Reviewer...

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