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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Celebrate the small things...

If you visit my blog now and then you know we celebrate whatever we want every Friday. Lexa Cain continued this tradition so be sure to stop by LexaCain.blogspot.com to see what everyone has to say.
Here's what we're celebrating this week:

  • A lovely reunion with my brother-in-law and one of our sons. We had lunch together.
  • Reviewed some cute children's books this week, including Robby's Quest for Seed and Robby's Quest Ocean Bound by DC Rush.
  • Did lots of house cleaning this week.
  • Nice weather all week long :)
  • A surprise phone call from our son who's vacationing
What were you celebrating this week?
copyright 2016 Deanie Humphrys-Dunne
Video by Rhonda Patton:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be

video by Chris Graham:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc&feature=youtu.be

Video by Chester McDaniel:.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Childrens-author-Deanie-Humphrys-Dunne-574820065875628/
https://www.facebook.com/Memories-of-Sweetbrier-Farm-Easton-CT-1736497933252082/




Thursday, August 18, 2016

Celebrate the Small Things...

It's Friday again so we can all celebrate whatever we like.  Please be sure to stop by LexaCain.blogspot.com to check out what everyone is cheering about.
Here's what we're happy about this week:

  • I managed to find some of the Olympic Equestrian events on TV. It's annoying because they often don't broadcast them when they're scheduled. But it's been fun I like swimming, diving, track and field too. What about you?
  • We'll see my brother in law this weekend. We haven't seen him in several years because he lives far from us. One of our sons is coming too.
  • Just reviewed another great book by my friend, Janice Spina. It's called 
  • New book promotion posted by Lori Carlson/Rayvne Hawke. Thank you. Lori. You can visti the promotion for Charlie the Horse here;
  • https://ionanerissa.wordpress.com/category/book-promotions/

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series Book 3: The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant 



Middle grade readers will love it.

copyright 2016: Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

website: www.childrensbookswithlifelessons.com
video by Rhonda Patton:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be
Video by Chris Graham:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc&feature=youtu.be
Video book review by Chester McDaniel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be


Friday, August 12, 2016

Celebrate the Small things...

Friday snuck up on me this week, but here it is. As you probably know, we celebrate big and little things every Friday thanks to Lexa Cain. Be sure to stop by LexaCain.blogspot.com to check out what everyone has to say.
Here's what we're celebrating this week:

  • I finished a little project for my husband. He compared some British car terms with American ones. For example, did you know the English say something is "past it" when it's worn out.  Or "crackin' " is the same as awesome?
  • My little picture book in progress is doing well. We have exciting plans for it.
  • My sister and brother in-law are home safely.
  • A new book promotion by Ravyne Hawke for my book, Tails of Sweetbrier. If you'd like to check it out, here's the link:
https://ionanerissa.wordpress.com/2016/08/10/book-promotion-tails-of-sweetbrier-by-deanie-humphrys-dunne/

  • The Olympics: We're really enjoying the gymnastics and swimming especially. I missed the equestrian coverage, so disappointed about that.
What are you celebrating this week?

Copyright 2016: Deanie Humphrys-Dunne
video by Chris Graham:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc&feature=youtu.be

video by Rhonda Patton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be

Video book review by Chester McDaniel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be
website:
www.childrensbookswithlifelessons.com

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Celebrate the small Things...

It's Friday and we know what happens then, right? Time to celebrate anything we want.Be sure to stop by LexaCain.blogspot.com to see what everyone has to say.


  • A new 5-star book review for one of my books
  • nice sunny weather
  • Wilbur, our tractor, likes cutting the grass in our yard.
  • Margaret, my husband's antique car, had a leak but genius that he is, he fixed it. Now Margaret is happy to be back to bouncing around town.
  • Don't forget the big day is almost here: Tomorrow Randi Lee Mailloux's anthology The Thing that Turned Me will be released!  It has something for everyone so be sure to grab your copy.
copyright 2016: Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Video review by Chester McDaniel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be

video by Chris Graham:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc&feature=youtu.be

Video by Rhonda Patton:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Insecure Writer's Support Group..


Whenever it's the first Wednesday of the month, we authors have a chance to talk about whatever is making us feel insecure. Be sure to stop by AlexJCavanagh.blogspot.com to find out what everyone has to say.

If you've been following my blog, you know new things always make me a bit uneasy. The little doubt creep into my head. Can I do this? Where do I start? That's how I feel at the moment because I'm working on my first picture book. My sister, Holly will be designing the cover and doing the illustrations. Even she is a bit unsure because she won't be drawing horses or other animals. The star of the story is a tractor! I know, I'm surprised too. But I got an idea for a cute story so we'll hope for the best. We're not sure what the time frame is. My sister has lots going on so we'll have to be patient. But I'll give you updates when we have news.
What are you fretting about this month? Hope all your insecurities are tiny.
I'm sorry I forgot to check the question of the month. I guess the first story I wrote in writing school was one about a family of rabbits. It never went anywhere, which could be a good thing. D

copyright 2016: Deanie Humphrys-Dunne
Website: www.childrensbookswithlifelessons.com

video by Chris Graham:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc

Video by Rhonda Patton:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be

Video book review by Chester McDaniel


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be




Monday, August 1, 2016

Essay contest entry








I' ve entered an essay in TheAuthorsshow.com contest. Please stop by and vote for my essay. I appreciate your efforts and support a great deal. The first phase of voting ends Oct. 1, 2016.
Here is the link:
http://wnbnetworkwest.com/WnbAuthorsShow50Writers2016-VotingPage.html


copyright 2016: Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

video by Chris Graham:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rba4hkmmTyc

Video by Rhonda Patton:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT5zBYieZbo&feature=youtu.be

video book review by Chester McDaniel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIqzafSYyAw&feature=youtu.be

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Coming Soon: THE THING THAT TURNED ME ANTHOLOGY!


Coming Aug. 5, 2016: The Thing That Turned Me, by Randi Lee Mailloux, an amazing collection of essays and stories by  an incredible group of authors. Be sure to mark your calendars! This book has something for everyone.


http://www.randileewrites.com/anthology/