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Interviewing children's author JRenee Heimerman

Interviewing children's author JRenee Heimerman 


Q1. when did you decide you were going to write a book?


A. I remember wanting to write an ABC book when I was in middle school.  Not sure why.  I pictured it as being a traditional ABC book.  I had a picture of a lion flying a kite for K and L.  It's funny thinking back on that memory.


Q.2 how did you come up with the name of your books 

A. The ABCs of Rose was written in an afternoon and the words just flowed.  There was never any thought that went into the name.  When the story was finished, it was simply titled The ABCs of Rose.  I didn't see any other possible title.


Q. 3 what are you working on now for 20 18?

A. My next book is at the illustrator right now.  It is called Tommy's ABCs and teaches the same lesson a different way.  Tommy thinks poorly of himself because he couldn't play basketball like the other kids in gym class.  I hope to reach kids that didn't resonate with Rose. I was afraid boys may not appeal …

interviewing children's author Holly Marcus

interviewing children's author Holly MarcusQ1.when did you decide you were going to write a book?
A.  I decided to write a book after my second child was born. I quit my job to be a stay at home mom and found myself wondering what my kids would be like in the future. The two main characters in my book are based on my children but four years older. I also realized that there are many books out there that don't hold much educational value, and I wanted to create a book with the idea that kids inherently like learning and strive to learn on their own.
 Q.2 how did you come up with the name of your books 
A. The name of my book, The Best Treehouse in the World, comes from the way I end each chapter. The main character says, "This a great treehouse, but there is something missing..." Then she finds a way to improve it and by the end of the book, she has the best treehouse in the world.

Q. 3 what are you working on now for 20 18?
A. I am currently not working on anything new, b…