Yesterday I crawled out of my introvert’s cave, grabbed my proofs of SHE MADE A MONSTER and made my way to Bel & Bunna’s Books in Lafayette. I’ve been really nervous about doing marketing and promotion, but Bel McNeill was so kind and enthusiastic about my upcoming picture book debut that I felt at home… Continue reading Close Encounter with an Actual Bookseller!
In honor of Women's History Month, I'd like to share some quotes from Mary Shelley's mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, author of the seminal feminist work A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). I think it reflects her time and the forces arrayed against her that Wollstonecraft is so skilled at shrewdly turning around the arguments of… Continue reading Thoughts from Mary Shelley’s Mother
Last week I was responding to an Instagram post from the San Francisco Public Library ("What is the first book you remember reading?") and I wanted to check my memory and make sure there really was a book called Bears in the Night (or, as I read it out that first time, "Bears in the… Continue reading Too Many Bears?
Wow, it really takes a lot of fiddling around to get a website up--even when you're going the easy, low-tech, websites-for-dummies route. If you're reading this, thanks for stopping by! I hope to make some more interesting posts soon; in the meantime, I'm on Instagram at @lmfmartinez95 and twitter at @lynnmfulton. Only 7 months to… Continue reading First Post