Roadtrip to the Printer

Roadtrip to the Printer

From state highways to county roads to gravel lanes, a recent trip to our new printer did not disappoint and I can’t wait to share the details! A few weeks ago we got word that the first run of books for Hope’s soon-to-be-launched I Saw Bigfoot book was complete. Rather than have the books shipped…

So Long, Amazon!

So Long, Amazon!

Last week, we promised to share why we are parting ways with Amazon. ”A break up?” you ask. Gasp! Really, it’s not quite as juicy as it sounds. To be honest, like millions of others, our family has come to rely on Amazon’s unlimited options of products, low prices, and fast shipping (which really isn’t…

Helping Your Teens Build the Habit of Journaling

Helping Your Teens Build the Habit of Journaling

Whether we like it or not, we are finding ourselves living in unprecedented times. In just a matter of weeks, words like pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, quarantine, and social distancing have become part of our everyday vocabulary. And whether we admit it or not, it’s likely that most of us have felt a certain degree of…

Why Audiobooks are Lit

Why Audiobooks are Lit

Today I’d like to talk about audiobooks because I’ve been on a bit of an audiobook cruise lately. They are one of my favorite ways to share a story together with my children, especially my teens. Lit 🔥 VS Lit 📚 Speaking of teens, I have to tell you about a funny conversation I had…

How to Brighten a Day and Leave a Review in 3 Easy Steps

How to Brighten a Day and Leave a Review in 3 Easy Steps

We received a gorgeous bouquet of flowers delivered to our home last week. Complete with a round, smiling emoji vase, yellow daisies and yellow roses, this bouquet was a delightful surprise at the end of a long day. Like icing on a cake, the small card tucked in an envelope in the plastic pic was…

Mr. Skandinoovy’s Launch is in the Books!

Mr. Skandinoovy’s Launch is in the Books!

What an eventful week for Talya Press! We officially have another published author in house! If you missed the news, Hope made her debut as an author and illustrator this week when we launched her first children’s book Mr. Skandinoovy Takes an Exciting Trip to Florida. The Launch Success After years of preparation and months…