Cover Reveal is Live for my Middle Grade Adventure PIRATE ISLAND

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on April 17, 2017 in Art, Books, Cover Reveal, Events, Middle Grade, Pirate Island |

It’s here! The cover reveal for my upcoming middle grade adventure PIRATE ISLAND is live! All exclamation points because I’m so excited to share. Illustrator Susan Tait Porcaro did such an amazing job bringing Billy and the spirit of the book to life. I’ll be sharing more about the cover process on the Middle Grade Minded blog on […]

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Sign Up for the PIRATE ISLAND Cover Reveal

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on April 7, 2017 in Art, Books, Cover Reveal, Events, Middle Grade, News, Pirate Island |

Sign ups are ready for the cover reveal of my middle grade adventure PIRATE ISLAND. It was created by Susan Tait Porcaro and is awesome! I’m so excited about sharing it with the world soon. The big reveal will take place on April 17, 2017, and you can share it on that date or anytime after. […]

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Dealing With Gossip from Anna Staniszewski Author of THE GOSSIP FILE

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on January 15, 2015 in Anna Staniszewski, Books, Guest, Middle Grade |

Returning guest poster Anna Staniszewski always has such great posts. Today she stops by with her latest release, the humorous MG story THE GOSSIP FILE (see my 5-star Goodreads review here), and a little bit of her own gossip…with advice for kids and teens on how to deal with gossip! Make sure to check out […]

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The Great Connecticut Caper Starts Today

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on January 4, 2015 in Books, Events, Great CT Caper, Middle Grade |

Gillette Castle has gone missing! And after all the hype I’ve been giving it on the blog lately, you can now finally join the young sleuths in solving the mystery in The Great Connecticut Caper. Chapter one goes lives today! (You can see I’m speaking in exclamation points!) Follow along at http://ctcaper.cthumanities.org/ as a new […]

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Following Inspiration With J.C. Whyte Author of KARMACK

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on September 26, 2014 in Books, Guest, Middle Grade, MuseItUp, Writing |

Today I’m lucky to have the lovely J.C. Whyte, author of the MG fantasy KARMACK (I just love the cover of her book!), on the blog. She’s discussing how important it is to pay attention to those little flashes of inspiration that hit. Welcome, J.C.! I used to think Thomas Edison got it right, that “Genius […]

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