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Monday, January 29, 2007

I'm A Blogger!

Hi Friends,

After attending an amazing SCBWI retreat in Santa Barbara, I have finally decided to take the plunge and create my very own blog! This gives me a great opportunity to thank all of you - friends, family, teachers, and librarians, who have been so supportive with the launch of my book, Like a Maccabee* (Yaldah Publishing).

I'm looking forward to chatting about children's literature and the craft of creating stories. I welcome questions and comments from old friends and new.

I have a particular affinity for Jewish Children's Literature. On February 4th I will be attending the Western Regional Conference for Jewish Literature for Children. The author line-up includes Sarah Littman, Debra Garfinkle, Dana Reinhardt, and Simone Elkes. I can't wait!

If you would like to visit my web site, please do - www.barbarabietz.com

Feel free to contact me if you would like a copy of Dad's Latke Recipe from Like a Maccabee.

* Like a Maccabee *

This middle-grade chapter book tells the story of Ben, a 10-year-old boy who is gearing up for a championship soccer game while adjusting to the changes in his family that have occurred since his grandfather moved in. Ben faces challenges at school, including the bully from the opposing soccer team, and frustrations at home.
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6 Comments:

Blogger Gregory K. said...

Welcome to the blogosphere, Barbara!

January 29, 2007 at 9:21 AM  
Blogger Barbara Bietz said...

Thanks, Greg. I haven't spread the word yet - but it's so nice to hear from you!

BB

January 29, 2007 at 6:49 PM  
Blogger Sheyna said...

B'rucha haba'a!

Glad you're here! I'll add you to my blog roll and send you an e-mail with some additional ways to promote your blog, too.

Very cool.

February 5, 2007 at 5:25 PM  
Blogger Barbara Bietz said...

Thanks, Sheyna! Good to hear from you!

BB

February 5, 2007 at 6:35 PM  
Blogger Denise Wakeman aka The Blog Squad said...

Congratulations on getting your blog set up. Have fun and blog on!

February 9, 2007 at 3:26 PM  
Blogger Barbara Bietz said...

Denise,

Thanks for checking out my blog!The Blog Squad is awesome!

February 9, 2007 at 3:30 PM  

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