Author Interview: Deborah Noyes on the Creative Life & A Hopeful Heart

By Stephani Martinell Eaton

I am excited to welcome Deborah Noyes to Cynsations to share with our readers her thoughts on the creative life, both about her own work and that which has influenced her.

Welcome, Deborah! Could you tell us about your new release?

A Hopeful Heart (Random House, 2020) is a biography of Louisa May Alcott before her break-out success with Little Women (Roberts Brothers,

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New Voices: Stacy Hackney & Lily LaMotte Discuss “Measuring Up” to Publishing Standards

 

By Stephani Martinell Eaton

One thing writers struggle with is getting their work to measure up to publishing standards. I am pleased to introduce our Cynsations readers the debut authors Stacy Hackney, author of Forever Glimmer Creek (Simon & Schuster, 2020), and Lily LaMotte, author of Measuring Up, illustrated by Ann Xu (HarperAlley,

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In Memory: Kathleen Krull

By Stephani Martinell Eaton

Kathleen Krull, award-winning author and editor, died after a brief illness on Jan. 15. She was 68.

Author Kathleen Krull Remembered After Unexpected Death from School Library Journal. Peek: “Children’s author Kathleen Krull died unexpectedly over the weekend. Her sister-in-law announced her death on Krull’s Facebook page, sharing that Krull had been diagnosed with cancer a few months ago but the original prognosis was good.”

Obituary: Kathleen Krull by Shannon Maughan from Publishers Weekly.

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