In today’s episode, I speak with author Colleen Pressprich. You’ll hear about:
- Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server‘s #bookbirthday!
- How to support Catholic publishers
- The amazing impact of your pre-orders
- What is a Marian consecration?
- Organizing a Marian consecration with preschoolers
- Various cultures’ images of Our Lady
- What Our Lady’s favorite food might be (caviar? salmon?)
- The active, NOT passive women who shaped our theology
- A giveaway of The Women Doctors of the Church
- And more!
**Affiliate disclaimer: Some links may be affiliate links where I earn a little money from your purchase at no cost to you. Thanks for helping an author out! 🙂
Congratulations to our Giveaway Winner!
Congratulations to Jessica, winner of last episode’s giveaway, who has won a copy of The Woman in the Trees. Listen to our last episode, or be sure to enter into this episode’s giveaway for a chance to win!
Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server is now in print!
Filled with relatable foibles and Arthur’s fierce desire to serve God, Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server is a great way to share faith with your kiddos! Order now at https://amzn.to/3C2ao42.
Huge thanks for pre-ordering and for ordering this week! You have helped launch Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server in the top of its category, which will help readers find this book for a long time!
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Now on Patreon
And if you want to further support the podcast, you can now do so on Patreon. This is a passion project of mine. So your contribution can help keep the podcast going. And if you join the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club through Patreon, you can find extra interviews, information, and support about the book-creation side of things, the writing and publishing.
I’m piloting moving the Catholic Kidlit Writers Club onto Patreon as a more robust way to share that kidlit creation side with members and to make it more accessible to people by offering it as a monthly amount instead of an annual sum. So we’ll see how all that goes.
But thank you so much in joining me here on this free podcast. And now for the interview!
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This has been Theresa Kiser with the Catholic Kidlit Podcast.
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Thanks so much for tuning in, and see you next time!
Have you followed a Marian consecration by yourself or with your kids?
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About Theresa Kiser
I’m Theresa Kiser, speaker and award-winning children’s book author of the picture books Arthur the Clumsy Altar Server (Our Sunday Visitor, 2022), Seven Gifts of Baptism (Holy Heroes, Coming 2022), and Liturgical Colors (Holy Heroes, 2019), as well as the fantasy adventure series The Manakor Chronicles. On a rare moment when I’m not writing or changing diapers, I might indulge in fruity teas, dark chocolate, and a good book.