Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Blog Tour with Dee White, author of Letters to Leonardo


Coming soon! Children's author Dee White is embarking on a blog tour in two days to promote her new YA novel Letters to Leonardo.


Here's a message from Dee:


Matt Hudson (the main character from Letters to Leonardo) and I can’t believe that it’s only a few days before we hop on a Cyber Plane and start our blog tour.


It’s great that Matt has agreed to come because Letters to Leonardo is really his story not mine. On his 15th birthday, Matt got a letter from his dead mum – but she wasn’t dead.


After everything that happened next, it’s hardly surprising that Matt is shy of publicity. That’s why I’m so pleased he agreed to come. He’s asked me to do most of the talking on tour, but he will be popping up now and again to say what he thinks and ask some questions of his own.


Matt and I hope you will join us on tour at the following amazing blogs:


24th June 2009

http://sallymurphy.blogspot.com

Dee and Matt talk about promoting Letters to Leonardo online.


25th June 2009

http://spinningpearls.blogspot.com

Author interview


26th June 2009

http://thebookchook.blogspot.com

How art has been used in Letters to Leonardo


27th June 2009

http://belka37.blogspot.com

The research process involved in writing Letters to Leonardo


28th June 2009

http://weloveya.wordpress.com

Guest blogger – talking with Vanessa Barneveld – interactive discussion with bloggers


29th June 2009

http://www.livejournal.com/users/orangedale

An author interview covering things like inspiration and perspective


30th June 2009

http://letshavewords.blogspot.com

Mentors in YA fiction, and Leonardo da Vinci’s involvement in the book


1st July 2009

Cyber launch http://deescribewriting.wordpress.com

including cross to Robyn Opie’s blog http://robynopie.blogspot.com

hurdles overcome on the way to publication.


2nd July 2009

http://persnicketysnark.blogspot.com

How the author’s life paralleled Matt’s – her growing obsession with Leonardo da Vinci


3rd July 2009

http://bjcullen.blogspot.com

Working with a publisher and the editing process


4th July 2009

http://sandyfussell.blogspot.com

Interview with the elusive Matt Hudson


5th July 2009

http://teacherswritinghelper.wordpress.com

Class writing activities based on Letters to Leonardo


6th July 2009

http://tips4youngwriters.wordpress.com

Tips 4 young writers on how Letters to Leonardo was written


7th July 2009

http://www.JenniferBrownYA.com

Our US stop – and final destination before we head back home.

With so many great stops along the way, this tour is going to be loads of fun. Matt and I would love you to join us.

See you soon,

Dee:-)

You can purchase Letters to Leonardo from the following websites:

http://booktopia.com.au

http://boomerangbooks.com.au

http://collinsbooks.com.au

http://thebookabyss.com.au

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