Add books to your Christmas gifts and support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Hello! Welcome to My Space (okay, not MySpace as many of us used to know it…). Shortly after my last blog post and business update, my family was rocked by the unexpected death of my husband and the father of our three, beautiful children. The few months that followed have been incredibly difficult, as I’mContinue reading “Add books to your Christmas gifts and support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention”

Books have arrived! Have you ordered your signed copy yet?

It’s hard to believe I set out on this venture about a year ago. Today, I received my first bulk order of Boxes of Love books in the mail. COVID sure has a way of messing with everyday life and this shipment was no different – it was delayed by TWO MONTHS! I’m sure IContinue reading “Books have arrived! Have you ordered your signed copy yet?”

Show off your summer reading program certificate of completion for 2021!

Did you or your favorite reader complete your library’s summer reading program? Let’s celebrate! Send me a photo of yourself showing off your certificate and you will be entered into a raffle for a free signed copy of one of my books and a personal congratulatory call! More prizes may be added over the summer!Continue reading “Show off your summer reading program certificate of completion for 2021!”

Happy Summer! Mine started with… A national award, a school visit and awesome events!

I cannot thank you all enough for walking this journey with me! We’re DOING IT! It’s pretty surreal to have a dream and then it actually starts working out! Friday night, I was honored by the National Federation of Press Women for my book about Granddaddy Joe. I joked on FB that he used toContinue reading “Happy Summer! Mine started with… A national award, a school visit and awesome events!”

Boxes of Love is headed to My Sister’s Fault in Milford!

A few years ago, I met two phenomenal sisters: Angie and Rous Robles. I had the opportunity to help share their story in The Milford Chronicle and the Delaware State News when they first opened My Sister’s Fault. Oh how they have soared since then! Years later, we were hit with this awful pandemic. ItContinue reading “Boxes of Love is headed to My Sister’s Fault in Milford!”

I’m excited to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day in Brandywine

Hey, Delaware! Are you ready for School Lunch Hero Day? I am! I get to shake the hands of some very special school nutrition staff members next week in the Brandywine School District and I CANNOT WAIT! They’ve asked me to bring some of my books, a sharpie and a smile so We can shareContinue reading “I’m excited to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day in Brandywine”

Boxes of Love and a bundle of self care

Self care is underrated. I decided recently that I needed to do that more often and found myself purchasing boxes of love of my own – boxes of TEA, that is! After a long, sun-filled day with my family, I decided to crack open one of the boxes and enjoy a cuppa. Sure, I couldContinue reading “Boxes of Love and a bundle of self care”

3 things I learned on my first #WorldReadAloudDay journey as an author

I traveled along the coastline for #WorldReadAloudDay yesterday. I had all of my ducks in a row, or so I thought. Every class I scheduled had their own time slot, I didn’t double book anyone… In just 7 virtual meetings, I visited with at least 10 different classes totaling an unknown number of students. I’dContinue reading “3 things I learned on my first #WorldReadAloudDay journey as an author”

6 ways to support your local indie authors without spending a dime

Happy #MotivationalMonday! Here’s a thought as you start your week: It costs $0 to support your local entrepreneurs (and indie authors)! Yes, we NEED sales. But we also have other needs like social media engagement, encouragement and, of course, reviews! So, here’s six quick things you can do to help your local indie authors andContinue reading “6 ways to support your local indie authors without spending a dime”

Enter to win signed copies for you AND your library!

Starting something new is scary, overwhelming.. and exciting! Storytelling has been “the thing” that I’ve always find again and my community knew that’s where I needed to be no matter what. Every where I turned, somebody was there to say, “Hey Jenn, write it down. WRITE IT DOWN! Jenn, did you write it down?” Ha.Continue reading “Enter to win signed copies for you AND your library!”