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About Kris

Well, let's see . . . I used to be an elementary school teacher until I had my children. For the past several years I have been fortunate enough to stay home and take care of them. Now that they're a little older, I finally have time to work on some of the story ideas filling my head and notebook. I've wanted to be a children's book author for as long as I can remember. I never thought I'd really... More
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Comment by Aracely Rubio on 1/27/2015 at 1:18 PM:
Hi, Kris and Everyone else. Im new to this site the only reason I end up here is my 8yr old boy. he has to do a research and write a letter for the Author named Carol K Lindeen. He has to find her address and send the letter to her from school. I google some info but can't get her address at all. Do... more
Comment by Marcie Cooper on 8/1/2011 at 7:58 PM:
Hi Kris,
I'm also a former teacher and managed to publish a children's book with my two (now three!) little ones at home. Check it out: http://marciecooper.tateauthor.com. Keep following your dreams!
Comment by Jennifer Day on 1/18/2011 at 12:27 PM:
Hello Kris, Being a parent, you may enjoy visiting us at www.thebeingeffect.com for helpful resources, articles, audios, blog & more. Wishing you all the best!
Comment by Anne Marie Hayes on 1/10/2010 at 3:58 PM:
Hi Kris:
I'm a parent too and trying to keep my teen daughter safe when she starts driving next year, pushed me to write a book called "3 Keys to Teen Driver Safety." It won't be out unitl May but if your kids are of driving age - I've just started a blog too. It's at http://3keystoteendrivers... more
Comment by Meaghan Fisher on 10/12/2009 at 10:17 PM:
My name is Meaghan Fisher and I have a new children's book coming out this November called "Sadie the Skunk." Its about a little skunk who thinks she is a black cat until one day she discovers she looks different from the rest of her family and finds out she is not a cat and wants to fin... more
Comment by Marsha Van Dyke on 9/24/2009 at 1:09 PM:
Hello Kris,
We provide extending learning for children and we also work with authors to publish their books on our site for free. We even add the audio for free. Please check out http://MyStorytown.com We are looking for teacher input for us to develop more free online education tools for tea... more
Comment by D. Dina Friedman on 6/1/2009 at 4:03 PM:
Hi Kris,
It took me twenty years of writing and submitting manuscripts before getting two books accepted by two different publishing houses within two months of each other. And yes, several of those years, the novels stayed in the drawer. But think it of it as playing the lottery, keep wo... more
Comment by Marilee Crow on 5/11/2009 at 5:44 PM:
Keep sending ms out. You never know. It may not take you very long at all. I am a teacher too. Where did you teach? I teach in Irvine, CA.

Comment by Stephen Macquignon on 4/7/2009 at 12:05 PM:
When it comes to putting your ideas onto paper, there is no such thing as a small accomplishment, sending it out into the world for all to see.
Comment by James Messer on 3/18/2009 at 6:12 PM:
Thanks kris you too!
Comment by Valerie Storey on 3/3/2009 at 3:31 PM:
Hi Kris,
Thank you so much for the kind comments on my book cover! Really appreciate it. I just got a good review on a blog entitled "Tales from the Crit." I'll be putting a link to it on my blog later on today. Thanks again!
Comment by Alan Jordan on 2/8/2009 at 11:30 PM:
Hi Kris,

You're on the right track.

I can guarantee you that if you do not send in a manuscript, it will never be accepted.

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