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Posts by Rita Goldner

Fun Facts

Fun Facts by Rita Goldner Social media marketers in general, and specifically book marketers, are often looking for obscure holidays they can commemorate with a tie-in to a current work. One you may have overlooked this past month was the … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs and Mammals

Dinosaurs and Mammals by Rita Goldner I’m writing/illustrating a new book, Making Marks on the World, with black and white drawings for the reader to color. The theme is time travel through history. The young protagonist zooms through a centuries-long … Continue reading

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Fantasy

Fantasy  by Rita Goldner Last night you had a bunch of kids knocking on your door dressed in costumes; today my post is about fantasy, as it relates to children. Inspiration came not only from Halloween and All Saints Day, … Continue reading

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Left-Handed

It’s our 2-year anniversary! Left-Handed by Rita Goldner Today I give a left-handed salute to my fellow southpaws. Throughout history, there has been a cultural bias against left handed people. For example, the original Latin word sinister meant “left,” while … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe by Rita Goldner I’m spending a week camping on the shore of Lake Tahoe, while working on my new book. It’s a wonderful place to nurture a creative spirit, and I have been doing it for about 20 … Continue reading

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Facing Extinction

Facing Extinction by Rita Goldner Sometimes local populations are surprised by a sudden natural cataclysm, like a volcano, tidal wave, flood, or fire, which changes the environment either temporarily or permanently. We agree that it’s impossible to do anything, because … Continue reading

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The “Hook”

The “Hook” by Rita Goldner I recently attended a webinar hosted by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). The guest speaker was a representative from Chronicle Books in San Francisco, and her job is to work with … Continue reading

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