20 March 2010

My Lucky Day

If you haven’t heard of Kathryn Brown before, please note the name. I foresee a great future for her as a writer. You may, of course, already know her as Crystal Jigsaw who, together with her lovely daughter Amy, recently learned how to do Vlogs. For the uninitiated Vlog is short for video log.

The first one I saw was so natural and entertaining that I went back for more. It’s not everyone who can be natural in front of a camera but Kathryn performed like she’d been doing it for years. Kathryn is also a writer. She has written children’s stories and certainly has the potential for more advanced stuff.

The last Vlog I saw was a big surprise. Kathryn and Amy were organising a competition … on camera. The idea was to put names in a hat and Amy would draw five winning names. The prize was this

It was my lucky day. My name was one of the five winners and I am now the proud possessor of a book entitled The Adventures of Aaron Loch Farm, written by Kathryn Brown. To say I am impressed is putting it mildly. The book is beautifully illustrated and printed on good quality paper with her own cover design, which also appears on each page as copyright.

It has given me ideas for my own work and I cannot thank Kathryn enough for helping me organise my thoughts. Well done, Kathryn, let this be the start of something knew. A novel, perhaps?


Teacher's Pet said...

Congratulations on having your name being among the five winners, Val. I am so happy for you!
I look forward to your book when you publish it.
Hugs and many smiles from Jackie

Teacher's Pet said...

I just returned from Kathryn's vlog. I haven't left a comment for her yet, but I am glad that you mentioned her on your blog. I was very amused with her latest vlog.....She has quite a sense of humor. :))

Crystal Jigsaw said...

That's lovely, Valerie, thank you so much. I hope you enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing it.

Love Kathryn xx

Akelamalu said...

Congratulations on your win Valerie. I look forward to reading your book when it's published which, if there is any justice in the world, shouldn't be too long. :)

Kath said...

How exciting!!

Brian Miller said...

how very cool. have been following CJ for a while and really enjoy her stuff...glad to hear the book was good!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

Kathryn is wonderful! Didn't know she was vlogging...How fun! Haven't visited her since I returned from my break, but am on my way!! Thanks so much for sharing,dearest Val!! Love you! Janine XO

Bernie said...

Congratulations, I love it when such deserving people win...Hugs