eleanor interviews me all about my book!

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Quite possibly one of my favorite experiences ever took place a few months ago in a recording studio in downtown Phoenix when my nine-year-old daughter Eleanor (though she’s ten now!), interviewed me all about my book, A Coat of Yellow Paint! When I first asked Eleanor if she might want to do something like this, she cut me off as before I even finished asking with an emphatic, “YES!...

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A Coat of Yellow Paint is HERE!

Roughly 24 hours ago, my first book, A Coat of Yellow Paint, officially released into the world! Physical hardcopies left warehouses en route to front porches and mailboxes across the country (and a few across oceans!) as many of you generously preordered in the weeks leading up to this day.   Audio files of me narrating my book found their way to many of your tablets, too — marking April 6th as the birth of my book and a day my online community showed up for me and lended support....

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a live signing and chat about my book!

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We are just ONE week away from pub day! Next Tuesday, April 6th, many of you will be receiving your preordered copy of my book! I’ve actually seen a few of you already receive your preordered books on social (I asked my publishing team about this yesterday as I saw a few trickling in and they mentioned sometimes warehouses accidentally push out orders before the date!)....

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arm in the wind.

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While driving toward home the other evening, I rolled my window down and let my left hand do a little port de bras in the wind. With the breeze pushing gently against the strength of my body, it felt like a part of my body was moving through heavy water as my arm and fingers danced in the warm pressurized air outside my car window along the quiet two-lane road near home....

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