Bonnie Ferrante

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Bonnie Ferrante is a hybrid writer (publishing traditionally and self-publishing). She was a grade school teacher for thirty-three years, ten as teacher-librarian. She has received three OAC grants for her writing. She has recently entered the field of self-publishing and is greatly enjoying illustrating her own picture books although this becomes more difficult as her Parkinson's Disease progresses. Bonnie reviews picture books, features promotion pages, accepts guest posts, and interviews authors and illustrators on her blog. She writes serious and silly posts about raising and working with children, writing, and creative ways to make a home fun and personal. Go here for her submission policy. https://bferrante.wordpress.com/2016/...
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Bonnie Ferrante One morning a fairy came through my garden door and was injured by the neighbour's cat. I nursed her back to health. It was difficult finding enough n…moreOne morning a fairy came through my garden door and was injured by the neighbour's cat. I nursed her back to health. It was difficult finding enough nectar to feed her as she healed. Before she returned to fairyland, she granted me wings but they only appear on solstice and equinox days.

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“Although the villagers rose with the sun to work the fields, attend to the animals, bake their bread, and begin their long list of chores, for me, Leya Truelong, this was a day like no other. Today, Wren River was touched by the fantastic.

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message 5: by John

John Brooke Hola Bonnie,

Good to make your acquintence on Goodreads. Didn't relealize we werent connicted before.

Looking to reading your book and making readers comments.

Saludos,

John


Bonnie Ferrante Denise wrote: "Hi Bonnie, thank for the add. Read my first in a trilogy, "Mckenna" book 2 will be out in 2 mos. I will vote for you. Recomending also, Gabriels Inferno and Gabriels rapture, just finished them, go..."

Hi Denise,

Send me the link when your book comes out.

Thanks for the vote.

Ciao,

Bonnie


Denise Hi Bonnie, thank for the add. Read my first in a trilogy, "Mckenna" book 2 will be out in 2 mos. I will vote for you. Recomending also, Gabriels Inferno and Gabriels rapture, just finished them, good story. Well written. McKenna: Beloved of Aodh Celtic God of Fire


Bonnie Ferrante Nicole wrote: "Hey Bonnie:) Thanks for the friendship:) I seen that you read Eat Pray Love... I have been meaning to give that a go... was it really good?"

I enjoyed it. It was quite different from the movie, more spiritual, more real, less humorous. I was glad it did so well.


message 1: by Nikki

Nikki Palm Hey Bonnie:) Thanks for the friendship:) I seen that you read Eat Pray Love... I have been meaning to give that a go... was it really good?


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