Posted by: Kathy Temean | November 21, 2016

Winners – Kudos – Holiday Book Giveaways


Danette Byatt is a writer, illustrator, and a storyteller. She tells stories through writing, illustrating, and graphic design. She is an active SCBWI member, and avid dreamer. 

To help celebrate the holidays, Writing and Illustrating will add a Book Giveaway Extravaganza offering you more books to win in addition to your favorite posts. This will start after Thanksgiving on November 28th and go through the end of the year. Don’t miss out. Check Back!

Here are the Book Giveaway Winners that weren’t announced:

Bella’s Fall Coat  – Wendy Greenly

Black Flowers, White Lies – Darlene Beck Jacobson

Ghost Hunter’s Handbook – Susan E Harris

Evolution Revolution – Dow Phumiruk


Winners please send me your addresses, so you can receive your books.


Laurie Wallmark had really good news. Her book Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine was nominated for the Alabama Camellia Children’s Choice 2016/2017 list.

Natashya Wilson has been appointed editorial director, Harlequin TEEN

Cat Clyne has been promoted to editor for Sourcebooks Casablanca

Kate Prosswimmer moves up to associate editor, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky and Fire.

Sourcebooks, Anna Michels has been promoted to senior editor.

Krista Vitola will join Simon & Schuster Children’s as senior editor. Previously she was an editor at Delacorte.

Congratulations to everyone!

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Oh wow, Kathy! Thank you.


  2. So exciting to be among the winners. Thanks Yvonne Ventresca and Kathy! Congratulations to Laurie Wallmark and all the other winners!


  3. Happy to offer my Congratulations to Laurie! and Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you Kathy for keeping us up on industry moves! Happy Thanksgiving!


  4. Thank you, Kathy! And congratulations to Laurie!


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