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  • These are a few of my favorite things…

    Posted on September 18, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    School is in full swing and I’ve done a few school readings; just so much fun to see all those little eyes and minds engaged. Silas and Opal Meet has been met with thumbs up, thundering applause and many comments from the students about various types of cat behaviors! I derive much pleasure from reading […]

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  • Staying the course

    Posted on August 23, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    There is something to be said for having success and not selling your books on Amazon. When I started this book series, producing 100% Vermont Made books and supporting brick and mortar bookstores was something I felt was of great value. I feel very fortunate that I have been able to stick to my guns […]

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  • Stores in VT Carrying The Silas Series

    Posted on July 27, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    I thought I’d list the places around Vermont where you can find The Silas Series books. Of course, you can always order from here as well. If your local bookstore isn’t carrying the series and you think they should, please ask them to do so! BENNINGTON COUNTY: Bringing You Vermont The Bennington Bookshop CALEDONIA COUNTY: […]

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  • Great Reviews for Silas and Opal Meet

    Posted on June 19, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    It feels great to produce a book and hear comments like – “this is my favorite Silas book yet” and “this will be your biggest seller” or “are you continuing with this series – my kids love Silas!” Grannie is very busy visiting bookstores, gift shops, holding signings and library readings, and being interviewed on […]

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  • The Meet ‘N’ Greet is About to Happen!

    Posted on May 18, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    Looks like June is going to be the magic month! Silas and Opal Meet is now in the finally stages of production and should be headed to the printers next week.  Matthew has again produced some fabulous illustrations and is on board for Book Four!  (Spoiler – Silas thinks it is time to go back […]

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  • Silas and Opal Have Cabin Fever

    Posted on February 6, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    …and they are not alone. It feels like it has been a long, hard winter that should have been over and done with by now. But we shall persevere. Silas and Opal Meet is coming together nicely and I can’t wait to hold the book in my paws! I have recently partnered with a few Vermont […]

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  • Under the Christmas Tree

    Posted on January 3, 2015 by in Silas's Corner

    I am visualizing many happy kids receiving their Silas Series Books last year. Welcome to 2015! It is poised to be a great one. Book sales were strong and it is so encouraging when I continue to be asked when the next book will be out. Matthew is feverishly working on the illustrations and I […]

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  • Crazy Cat Lady With Crazy Schedule!

    Posted on November 21, 2014 by in Silas's Corner

    Grannie just returned from a whirlwind tour in Southern Vermont. She read her books to students at the North Bennington School, Southshire, and Shaftbury Elementary. You can read some of the rave reviews posted by some of the students…so sweet!  Grannie also read her books at an author’s event at the Bennington Free Library. Please […]

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  • Upcoming Holiday Appearances

    Posted on November 17, 2014 by in Silas's Corner

    Please join me and five other local authors at Haymaker Press in Morrisville on Friday, Nov. 21st from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a book signing. Between the autographed books offered for sale and Orah’s interesting gifts, you should be able to cover everyone on your holiday gift list. The author line-up for Friday: Bill […]

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  • Great Feedback

    Posted on October 16, 2014 by in Silas's Corner

    The responses I’ve received to Silas Gets a Sister have been fabulous! I think my favorite is “When will Book Three be out?” I think I hear this more often because Silas Gets a Sister is a bit of a cliffhanger. Rest assured we are making progress and the old adage that “good things come to […]

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