Support Marquette Kickstarter – “My Heart Smiles” ABCs from author Diana Oman

This is a good feeling ABC book for the kid in all of us. It inspires self-esteem and confidence in a colorful, fun and playful way! Our Story:  Wow, first of all, thank you for visiting our Kickstarter page!  We have had the best time exploring new ways of sharing…

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UPPAA authors to appear at Superior Children’s Book Festival in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan

The second annual Superior Children’s Book Festival will be held in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. The events will take place in the Walker J. Cisler Conference Center on the campus of Lake Superior State University, from 11am to 3pm. Several authors from the Upper Peninsula…

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Gretchen Preston – Writing as a Blind Author: Challenges and Opportunities

On September 13th, 2012 Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with self-published  author and entrepreneur Gretchen Preston about the challenges and opportunities of living every day as a legally blind, visually-impaired person. Gretchen Preston is a children’s book author who lives near Marquette, Michigan. Legally blind since the fifth grade…

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