Posts by Gina Cascone

Guest Blog from our agent…Andy Ross

Gina Cascone and Bree Sheppard on Author Book Promotion Andy: Today we are talking with Gina Cascone, Bree Sheppard, and Roger Williams about their experiences as authors promoting the newly released children’s picture book,  AROUND THE WORLD RIGHT NOW. It’s  a wonderful book for children that takes the reader to all the time zones of the…

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All on the same page

Last week we were lucky enough to have been invited by our publisher, Sleeping Bear Press, to participate in one the publishing industry’s biggest celebrations of the year; Book Expo America.  The Javits Center in New York was teaming with extraordinarily talented people all there for a single purpose – the exchange of ideas. To that…

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I Am So Full of Happy Today

From 1945 to 1969 Art Linkletter had a segment on radio, then on his television show, called “Kids Say The Darndest Things” by asking simple questions and allowing children to answer, unprompted and uncensored, he gave the world a glimpse at the inner workings of a child’s mind. The answers he got may have made the parents…

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Have your cake and eat it too!

We’re celebrating a birthday. And there will be cake!  Curious about how that most glorious tradition began, we did a little research. Turns out everybody wants credit for it. And who wouldn’t? In western culture, birthday cake dates back to ancient Rome. It was the Greeks who put candles on cake – on the sixth…

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Around the World…magically.

“One story.  Then it’s bedtime.” That was the deal I tried to negotiate every evening when Bree was a little girl. She would smile enigmatically and disappear for an inordinate amount of time which I let pass only because it was filled with much needed peace and quiet. Eventually she would return, her arms piled…

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April Gives Birth to Wonder and Joy

“Do you know about April the giraffe?”  That was how Bree opened her phone call to me on Saturday morning. “Yes,” I answered. “She’s going to have a baby.” “She’s having it right now!” she informed me with no small degree of urgency. “Get to your computer!” I was already half-way there. For the next…

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From the Daily Planet…

News Flash…There are twenty-four hours in a day and in every minute of every hour of every day, somewhere in the world something wonderful is happening. In our book, AROUND THE WORLD RIGHT NOW these are the things on which we want to focus. We will share what is good in our world, and we…

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