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First school assembly!

Thank you Patricia Acosta for taking the picture! πŸ™‚

Okay, not really my first, but it is the first school assembly where I was invited to talk about my book, writing, and publishing. 😎 It began with inquisitive kindergartners who desperately wanted to touch the cover painting and take a business card (oh well, I had lots). The older kids seemed to enjoy it, especially once I broke out the candy (at the beginning; I’m a briber). Inviting them to practice their fake laughs so they could describe what it sounded and looked like may have been a bad idea—waving the remaining candy was required to restore calm. Note to self for next time: handouts create commotion, freebies create pandemonium (save them for the very end!). Not sure if I’ll get a chance to do it again, but it sure was fun! πŸ˜€

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I have lovely childhood memories of visiting the local library every week and checking out enormous piles of books that were almost impossible to carry. Books were some of my favorite adventures; still are, though now my enormous pile is digital. If you are a fan of paperbacks, I have good news! Elissa Blue is now available (or very soon will be) at Hood River County libraries, Salt Lake County libraries, and the Brigham Young University Library in Provo. Hopefully, it will be cropping up at other libraries as well. If you would like to help that process along, just request that Elissa Blue be added to your local library. Thank you in advance! πŸ˜€elissa blue copies on shelf

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Meme-tastic :)

I’ve never marketed a book before; I really don’t know what I’m doing. However, I developed a love of meme making during the last presidential campaign, and it’s really hard to stop. So I’ve redirected my meme creativity into marketing. Wanna see? I don’t know how effective they are as far as advertising, but I’m having fun. πŸ˜€ elissa blue meme ku reviewselissa blue meme reviews on black

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Reviews!

Oh delightful readers, you have no idea how big I’m grinning when I read your reviews! Thank you so much for taking the time to both read my book and review it! To those of you who contributed snippets from the meme below, please consider this gratitude plus! Plus what, you ask? I don’t know…chocolate? A hug? Thanks for helping me get my book out there. And if you do manage to track me down, chocolate or a hug are yours. πŸ˜€elissa-blue-meme-reviews