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Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpt, part EIGHT

We have come to the last excerpt of my interview with Emma Walton Hamilton for the Children’s Book Hub. I have appreciated the opportunity to share it with you, and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it. You may not know that Emma independently published her book Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment, a book I recommend highly. She and Christian McLean of Stony Brook Southampton, who has…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpt, Part SEVEN

Thank you for joining me for this seventh excerpt from the interview I did with Emma Walton Hamilton back in January, for the Children’s Book Hub. Besides the myriad other things Emma does, which we have talked about in previous excerpts, she also is director of the Stony Brook Southampton Children’s Literature Conference (which I attended last year, and which I highly recommend), and is involved in the new Children’s…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpt, Part SIX

Thank you for joining me for this excerpt from my interview with Emma Walton Hamilton for the Children’s Book Hub. Emma is the founder and administrator of the online “salon for writers and illustrators” that is the Children’s Book Hub. She started it just over two years ago, and in this excerpt of the interview, she shares with us her thoughts behind its founding, as well as her hopes and…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpts, Part FIVE

Thank you for joining me for this fifth excerpt in my serialization of the webinar interview I did with Emma Walton Hamilton for the Children’s Book Hub in January. Today, Emma will be musing about some of the discoveries she’s made about herself on the writing journey, and she’ll also tell us how and why she developed her online picture-book writing course, Just Write for Kids. Emma is an educator,…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpts, Part FOUR

As I have done for the past few weeks, today I’m sharing an excerpt from the interview I did with Emma Walton Hamilton for the Children’s Book Hub on January 8, 2013. Emma is a bestselling writer, along with her mother, Julie Andrews, of picture books, easy reader/chapter books and middle grade novels. She is also an insightful freelance editor who has a keen eye, a knowledge of craft, an…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — Interview Excerpts Part THREE

This continues the serialization of an oral interview I did with Emma Walton Hamilton, founder of the Children’s Book Hub, for the Hub on January 8, 2013. Today we’re learning about Emma’s background and training in the theatre. From the “Meet Emma” page on Emma’s website: Emma worked as an actress in theater, film and television for ten years before turning her attention towards directing, producing, educating and writing. She…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — (Interview Excerpts) Part TWO

On January 8, 2013, I had the privilege of interviewing, for the Children’s Book Hub‘s monthly Expert Interview, Emma Walton Hamilton, founder of the Hub. We had a wonderful time chatting about many things relating to children’s literature and to Emma’s varied career. Emma has written 27 books for children with her co-author (and mother) Julie Andrews, as well as an excellent resource book for getting kids to read, Raising…

Thursdays with Emma Walton Hamilton — (interview excerpts) Part One

On January 8th, 2013, author, charter Children’s Book Hub member and Co-Host of the Children’s Book Hub Facebook group, Beth Stilborn, (yes, me) interviewed author, editor, educator and Hub founder Emma Walton Hamilton. This was an oral interview, by phone. It was part of the regular “Expert Interviews” that Emma does for the Hub — this time she was the expert being interviewed. The transcript is now available, and with…