This week we welcome back Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes Grange. Her new book, Myrtle the Purple Turtle, was inspired by an experience her 4-year old daughter Lauren had at school. As with all her books so far, Myrtle originated in Cynthia’s family. Cynthia’s books for adults are about unusual homes, the people who love them, and the life events connected to these places. She is the author of the bestselling A Good Home, and An Honest House, winner of the Diamond Award for Book of the Year (2016). Her children’s picture book “Myrtle the Purple Turtle” has received acclaim from parents, teachers, librarians and most important of all, the book’s target audience: children.
Lauren Reyes Grange is Cynthia’s daughter and the recipient of the original Myrtle story. But she not only prompted the story, she is now a strong force behind the marketing of the book.She is a Toronto-based marketer with more than 8 years experience.
Sharon Ramsayhas lived a very varied and multi-faceted creative life. She has been a poet, a teacher, a potter, a painter in watercolours, a maker of drawings, collector of words and a raconteur. Recently she has turned her attention to creating children’s stories. Her first book, Edward Covered is now in print and her second story is to be released shortly.
Cindy Stone divides her time between writing and practicing as a registered psychotherapist /Ericksonian hypnotherapist and Reiki Master. She is an advanced student of Baguaquan, an internal martial art, Qi gong and meditation. Cindy has always been fascinated with transformational journeys and the incredible power of the mind. She is the author of, The Incidental Guru: Lessons in Healing from a Dog, published by Stewart House, and Fitzhenry & Whiteside. She co-wrote the screenplay for Expecting, a “Dram-edy” directed by Deborah Day with an ensemble cast including; Colin Mochrie, Deb McGrath, Barbara Radecki and Valeri Buhagiar. Cindy’s debut novel, SCORPION from The Myriad Series won Book of the Year, from Book Talk Radio in the UK and was chosen as one of 12 Best Book Picks for 2018 by Spirited Women Inc, in LA,; a global Women’s Empowerment Group.
Meet Grace Young who has been blogging weekly at IntoFullBloom.net for over two years now. She has self published one book The Crow and the Dove and is planning to release a second in the near future. Grace is 19 years old and trying to make her dreams come true by becoming a full-time author and spreading her message of hope and positivity.