What Do Book Awards Really Mean?

 Public acknowledgement for one’s work is every author’s dream.  Perhaps even more important than sales, is the validation by one’s “superiors” (judges) for your talent, creativity, and mastery of craft. Being rewarded for the sleepless nights, hours and hours of work, and the painful launching of your literary child into the world, makes all the…

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Discussion Guide for The Dog At The Gate

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Introduction to The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special Discussion Guide The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special is an elementary introduction to the “Hero’s Journey” narrative style that has been passed down for thousands of years, transcending cultures, religions, and spoken/written record-keeping through drama, storytelling, myth,…

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Story Behind The Story – The Dog At The Gate

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Why I Wrote Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special Christmas Eve Day 1999, my beloved Australian Shepherd died in my arms. I was left, with my other pets, to grieve his loss. The more I thought about his unique life and death, the more I saw the gifts he gave me.…

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The Dog At The Gate – Available Now!

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Exciting News! Sunny Weber’s New Book is Here! For all animal lovers and especially young readers who love animal stories, award-winning author Sunny Weber’s new book, The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special is now available! Just in time for the holidays! Meet Max, an Australian Shepherd dog, who narrates his…

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