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This is a tough thing to post, but I want to be sure my energies are utilized the best they can be. We were on day 6 of the campaign and at 17%. In order for this to succeed in reaching the goal I chose, I should have been over 30%. So I chose to stop the All or Nothing Kickstarter and relaunch it here with a better goal and more flexibility.

WAIT! HEAR ME OUT!

art by Junior’s Digital Designs

That isn’t a bad thing, really.

In fact, it just means I’m going to go about this another way. I wanted the Kickstarter so I could get a decent print run but that’s not the only way to publish a book.

Instead, I relaunched this on Indigogo. Any funds I raise will cover your rewards and printing in a smaller quantity. The good news about this, with the nature of my plan, is there will be no risk to either you or me. Those who order a book, will get their books. No matter how much is raised.

We also won’t have to wait as long for delivery of the books.

So head on over and get your books!

Interview with Author Amanda Lowney

This week I interviewed children’s author Amanda Lowney. She is the author of the picture book Zora the Water Dog. 
JG:   We all had that “A-ha Moment” when we knew we wanted to be a writer. When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
AL:  When I had my children and I was looking for something productive to do during the odd hours I had free.
JG:  What does your writing schedule look like? 
AL
: Very sporadic. In between watching my kids, marketing my first book and all the other odds and ends!
JG: I can relate to that. What have you found to be the most difficult thing about writing?
AL: Finding the time to write. Marketing.
JG: What have you found to be the most rewarding?
Watching my two daughters ask for my book at storytime.
JG:  Aww. That melts my heart. What advice do you have for aspiring authors?
Take your time when finalizing your book. Don’t try and rush it just to get it out there. You will be happier in the long run!

JG: That is so true. Very wise advice. What publications do you have out now?
Zora, The Water Dog

JG:  Do you have an upcoming release? If so, tell us about it.
Just released Zora, The Water Dog in the last few months. I do have the second book in the series hopefully coming out late this year!
JG:  Where can we follow you and purchase your books?
You can find me on Facebook and my book is on Amazon.

Thanks so much for stopping by Amanda.

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