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Dreamwalks September 2018

Creative Conversation with Actor Allie Costa

Welcome to Creative Conversations. Lean in close and eavesdrop in on our exploration of the creative process. Add your comments, too. We’d love to hear from you. Today I’m thrilled to be talking with Allie Costa about the acting profession. I’ve known Allie since our readergirlz days. Allie is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, director, and singer… Read more

Dan Richard’s Hilarious STU TRULY

Dreamwalks is celebrating another new summer read this month with Dan Richards, author of the hilarious book STU TRULY  Yellow Jacket Books ISBN 978-1-4998-0646-5 Here we are at Dan’s Launch Party at Third Place Books Dan has kindly offered a signed copy of his book to some lucky Dreamwalker. Hurrah! (see contest below!) And Now… Read more

FAST BACKWARD with David Patneaude

Today Dreamwalks is celebrating acclaimed author David Patneaude’s new YA book FAST BACKWARD Fifteen-year-old Bobby Hastings witnesses an atomic explosion near a top secret New Mexico army base in July of 1945. Terrified, he soon heads off on his bike for home, only to encounter something that rivals the blast for drama. A girl his age… Read more

Justina Chen on Lovely, Dark, and Deep

Welcome to Creative Conversations, discussions on the creative process. Find a comfy seat, lean in close and eavesdrop in on our conversation. Today I’m talking with the inspiring, multi-talented, Justina Chen Justina is known for her brilliant, award-winning YA novels. Her forthcoming novel, LOVELY, DARK & DEEP is due out July 31 with Scholastic. A… Read more

Peggy King Anderson’s TWO-MOON JOURNEY

Welcome to the June celebration here on Dreamwalks! Today we’re celebrating beloved author Peggy King Anderson’s newest book TWO-MOON JOURNEY the Potawatomi Trail of Death Peggy’s stopped by to answer some questions about her newest book and to offer some lucky Dreamwalker a chance to win a signed copy. (see details below) And if you… Read more

Plotter or Pantser? With Laura Moe

Welcome to Creative Conversations. Today I’m talking with Laura Moe. Laura is a YA Author, Writing Instructor and Podcaster Master of The Young Adult Cafe on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network Some lucky Dreamwalker will win a signed copy of  BREAKFAST WITH NERUDA (details below!) ~There is a beautiful relationship between two teens who… Read more

Musing with Bonny Becker

Welcome to Creative Conversations, discussions on the creative process. Come eavesdrop in on my conversation with beloved author Bonny Becker Bonny is the author of many books for children. Our grandson, Xander, is especially fond of her Mouse and Bear books! Some BB Books:   Bonny’s offering some lucky Dreamwalker the chance to win a… Read more

Exquisite Persistence Terry Persun

Welcome to Creative Conversations, discussions on the creative process. This month I’m talking with award-winning author, Terry Persun. Terry writes Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Mystery, and Mainstream/Historical. He’s also well known as a writer who gives back to the writing community. A board member and Editor/Agent liaison at PNWA since 2004, he teaches writing at conferences… Read more

Indie Bookstore Roar for University Book Store, Seattle

And now for an Indie Bookstore Roar! This month Melissa Barnes is here to roar for Seattle’s University Book Store, independent since (drumroll please!) 1900. I work at University Book Store (University District, which is the main branch of the store). I work in the Children’s Department a few days a week as well as… Read more

Finding a Character’s Hidden Heart: Martha Brockenbrough

Welcome to Creative Conversations. Uber-talented author Martha Brockenbrough is here with me today. Martha is the award-winning author of nine books. From beloved picture books like her latest Love, Santa, to her recently released historical fiction, Alexander Hamilton – Revolutionary, to her acclaimed novels, Devine Intervention, and 2016 winner of the Washington State Book Award The… Read more