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can I say? I'm a very busy gal...and
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Young Adult Paranormal Suspense/Thriller
Take a Tour
into my Writing Career
January 28 -guest speakers at Cinema du Parc at premiere of the documentary
The Horse Boy
now editing for Lyrical Press and Damnation Books
- Recieved 2 contracts for 2 Children's Picbooks: I Don't Want A Haircut and
Robbie and Katie Get A Hairy Scare, both from Guardian Angel Publishing
- Apollo's Lyre
its new site and new issue in June 2009. Calls for submissions now open.
- Came in 4th in the Most Influential Women in 2009 to follow.
- In the 20
nominations with some remarkable women for The Most Influential Women in 2009
to follow. The top ten will be announced later in January. Stay tuned and link
http://katrinawampler.wordpress.com/ to find out the latest scoop.
- Got my own
BlogTalk Radio Show: The
Writing Jungle - where the lions and tigers and bears...oh my!...are the
authors and editors and publishers of the writing world. Click on my homepage
for more information.
- November 13 -
just signed and delivered my newest contract to 4RV Publishing for my
Libby the Odd
Publication is set for 2010. Stay tuned for more info.
- November 8 -
Litsa and I were one of four guest speakers at the 3rd Annual Autism Awareness
Gala to benefit
Children's Hospital Autism Clinic. The event raised $33,000.
- November 1st
Litsa and I greeted and met over 200 people at Lululemon to launch our Autism
by three newspaper journalists for the upcoming book I am co-authoring, Autism
Epidemic: Shaking the System.
- Invited along
with my co-writer Litsa Kamateros, to be guest speakers at the 3rd annual Gala
to raise funds for the Montreal Children's Hospital for research into the
causes of autism. The Gala will be held November 8th. More information on our
We were honored to have been in touch with Senator Jim Munson, an advocate for
families with children who have autism. He accepted our invitation to speak
and attend the Gala with us.
- My co-writer,
Litsa Kamateros, has been working her pretty legs off and creating quite a
buzz for our upcoming book, Autism Epidemic: Shaking the System. Although the
book is only in the beginning stages, the buzz is needed to get parents of
autistic children, teachers, caregivers, and autistic adults to fill out our
questionnaires that will help us gather our data. Also, we invite them to send
us their stories. For more details, click to
- The Voice in
the Dark, Mayra Calvani's newsletter, accepts my "Don't Close That Door"
Publishing welcomes me as the Editor in Chief
The Writing Jungle - I
began posting all about my life and writing career to help mom writers with
children get a glimpse on how I organize, stress, yell, and everything else
that comes with this territory in order to show them if I can do it ( a mom
with five kids) they can.
Experts, edited and compiled by Marilyn Peake, and featuring one of my own
articles in this book, won the 2007 Silver Foreword Magazine Book of the Year
Tales: Volume II: Book I features my "The Librarian Who Wasn't" short story.
The anthology was a finalist in the 2008 Eppie Awards.
conducted by Donna McDine on the National Writing for Children Center:
anthology, "The Enchanted Fairie" will be published by TWRP, White Rose
My story, Night
of the Gray Sky is one of six stories in this anthology.
Lyre won the Top Ten award for Poetry eZine and The Muse Marquee won Top Ten
Nonfiction Column/Zine. These awards came from the Preditors and Editors
Readers Poll hosted in January 2008.
- My middle
grade chapter book, Bubba and Giganto, is presently with a publisher. More
details to come as they come.
in the series of children's picture books introducing five-year old twins
~ Pen Pricks Magazine published my 55 word flash fiction in October 2007.
~Lea's Virtual Book Tour on Beverly Jean's Blog:
~On August 3rd, I was the guest author taking
questions from writers and readers at Beth Wylde's Yahoo group:
~ Editor for Tiger Press
~ Editor for Loose ID Publishing
~Story accepted for romance/fantasy anthology with Quill-Pen Publishing
~Interview with me by Jan Verhoeff on her blog:
"Happened Upon", published by Ascent Aspirations Magazine
-A new blogzine, Branches of
Life, offering readers one main topic a month for discussion:
affiliated with The Muse
- My article, "Move Your Plot with Dialogue" will appear
in the August 2007 issue of
The Writer Within Newsletter.
- "Doorman's Creek", a
paranormal thrileer, published by eTreasures and available in both print and
Ebook released February 1st,
2007 for only 4.00US.
Print book to be released end of March 2007 for 7.99US ONLY! Advance copies
available. Link here for more info:
~Regular columnist for Mike's
Writing Newsletter. Her column, Inside a Writer's Brain
~Short story, "The Librarian Who Wasn't" to appear in the soon-to-be released
anthology TWISTED TAILS II
~Mike Greffen accepted my
writing article, "Grab Your Reader With Conflict" set to be published in
January's 2007 issue
of Mike's Writing Newsletter.
~Zany Aunt Martha-Short
Story- Publishing November 2006 in Bewildering Stories eZine
~Danger to Society - flash
fiction by Lea Schizas
published in the print magazine: 63 Channels
~Ten Little Tips From Lea
publishing in Bobbin' Around
_ THE MUSE ONLINE WRITERS
CONFERENCE took place October 9 - 13, 2006. FREE registration, FREE workshops,
FREE ebook for everyone at
the end with loads of goodies.
- will be a judge for an
upcoming EPIC contest.
- Newest Muse Anthology, "Aleatory's
Junction", just released in October by Double Dragon Publishing
~Editor for Double Dragon Publishing
~Tri-Studio conducted an
interview with Lea and also surprised her with a tribute to her dedication to
~Article "Response to Binary
Code" - The Writer Within Newsletter - March 1st 2005
~"Awesome Endings" - The
Writer Within Newsletter - Sept 2005
~Long Story Short just
accepted her short short story
"Alleviation" for their November 2005 issue.
~Interview with Lea Schizas
by Donna Sundblad -2005
Link above in Dr. Bob's Bobbing Around Newsletter and
you'll find my review on Queen Power by Allyn Evans
and a writing article by me.
~Now Available: 'Cassiopeia'
flash fiction by Lea Schizas in anthology published by Purple Pen "The Other
Side of the Doorbell"
and can be purchased via
Purple Pen or Amazon.
~"Final Stage" -flash
'Doorman's Creek' -thriller
~"Editing Headaches" in
Bobbing Around by Dr. Bob Rich
~"Grab the Queen Power: Live
Your Best Life" by Allyn Evans reviewed by Lea in Bobbing Around by Dr. Bob
~Interview with Jule Selbo &
Laura Peters - Writer's Crossing and Long Story Short
~Feature Article - The Writer
Within March 2005 Newsletter
~Reviewer for AllBooks Reviews.com
~Interview with Lea Schizas
by Susan Stephenson
~Recent Reviews by Lea
2004 Writing Accomplishments
- New Year's Eve Laxative -
short story published in Apollo's Lyre, December 2004
- Internal and External
Conflicts - writing article published in Apollo's Lyre, December 2004
~'Interview with Canadians' -
Very first article published in 2000
~'Interview with Charles
Langley' by Lea Schizas published in Apollo's Lyre. Part 1 and Part 2
~'No More' - Short Story
Competition Winner at Writers Crossing
~'Season of Sorrow' - flash
fiction published in F2K's Top Stories
~'Editing Headache' - writing
article published in The Writing Room Magazine
~Judge for writing contest at
Mommy Tales Newsletter
~Judge for writing contest at