Yes! This is
the official website of Gail Gauthier, children's author and blogger. You'll find standard
information to your right and news below. You can also visit my blog, Original Content,
where you can read about time management for writers, environmental books for young
readers, children's and YA author appearances in Connecticut, and many other things that
may grab your interest the way they grabbed mine.
Excerpt Sold For Foreign Textbook: Norwegian
publisher Gyldendal Undervisning has renewed its
agreement for the rights to use an excerpt from Saving the Planet & Stuff
for its textbook, Enter 9. The book is for Norwegian students studying
English. Click here
for a look at the excerpt.
Connecticut Schools: My
school presentation descriptions now include information on the
Connecticut Core Standards they support.
Writing Strategies: I now
have a writing strategies for fiction presentation available for elementary and middle
school students. You can check out a description in Presentations.
The Hero of Ticonderoga: You
can watch my presentation, The Hero
of Ticonderoga, given at the Ethan Allen
Homestead in Burlington, Vermont on June 15th. It was taped for closed circuit TV and
is available on that station's website.
Time Management Workshop for Adults:
The Situational Time Management for Writers workshop that I conducted at the 2013
New England Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference is now available for
other groups. You can read a description of the program and see a couple of sample slides
on my Presentations page.
Self-publishing: I now have a talk available on the differences between
the traditional and self-publishing experience. A description with sample slides is
available on my Presentations page.
Preparing for NaNoWriMo: I
am preparing presentations for organizations sponsoring National Novel Writing Month
events in late summer and fall. The first elementary school program was conducted
for five classes of fourth graders in November. Preparing for NaNoWriMo will also be
available for adults. You can read a description and see sample slides at my Presentations page.
Saving the Planet & Stuff eBook:
Saving the Planet & Stuff is now available as an eBook for Kindle.
View the trailer on our updated Saving the Planet & Stuff
page. Watch Original Content for info on blog
coverage of the book and my experience promoting a backlist title.
Speaking of eBooks: My last
three books are available as eBooks published by G. P.
Original Content: The
"Time Management Tuesday" feature continues. In addition, I maintain a
monthly calendar of children's literature events in Connecticut.
As always, keep those emails coming. It is
absolutely the fastest way to reach me.