?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

  • June 11th, 2009 | 10:16 PM
It's Thankful Thursday - Show You Care

Some people amaze me with their capacity to always try to do good in the world. They look at opportunities the rest of us might walk on by and never notice and say wow - if I did THIS then someone else could do THIS and suddenly BOOM! We could change the world. Or at least a little part of it.

Specifically,  Tulakes Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

That's the kind of person Cynthea Liu is. Today is the launch day for her new book, Paris Pan Takes the Dare.



Like a lot of authors she's having a launch party. But not just any launch party. She's using the launch to help raise money to buy books for the students at Tulakes Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.She donated a portion of her royalties from today's sale to the school but that's not all, she has set up a fabulous auction site for writers and readers and those who dare to show they care by bidding on items to help raise even more money for the school. There are autographed books and manuscript critiques (including one from me) and so much more.  There's a contest and a movie and a huge, interactive site for you to enjoy.

You need to check it out. Right now. Really.



Please help spread the word and post about it on your blogs, email lists, twitter accounts, facebook, whatever!
 


Take the DARE and show you care!

(Tags: )
There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.



Comments

( 1 comment — Leave comment )
tamarak
June 12th, 2009 12:16 pm (UTC)
Wonderful post, Susan!

That Cynthea is something else, huh? :)
( 1 comment — Leave comment )
WHO AM I?



Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.






Susan Taylor Brown

Create Your Badge




Page Summary

Latest Month

September 2014
S M T W T F S
 123456
78910111213
151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

"Successful writers are not the ones who write the best sentences. They are the ones who keep writing. They are the ones who discover what is most important and strangest and most pleasurable in themselves, and keep believing in the value of their work, despite the difficulties."
--Bonnie Friedman

"As writers, we must be willing to feel our sadness, our anger, our terror, so we can reach in and find our sweet vulnerability that is just sitting there waiting for us to come back home."
--Nancy Slonim Aronie

"Writers write about what obsesses them. You draw those cards. I lost my mother when I was 14. My daughter died at the age of 6. I lost my faith as a Catholic. When I'm writing, the darkness is always there. I go where the pain is."
--Anne Rice

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by carriep63