Last Saturday, on February 2nd, my children Brain Color Fairy Tale celebrated her 22nd birthday. The first edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift  was published in 1997 and the 2nd edition was published in 2011. Princes Shayna is the fairy tale version of What Color Is Your Brain?. 10% of the royalties from Shayna’s Invisible…

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My Orange Brain is excited to announce the new and amazing Princess Shayna the Musical Photo Album on my website! My wonderful web designer, Jeff Lewis owner of The Webs We Weave, designed a custom flip book for me, which includes a fun page turning sound effect. You have several options at the bottom of…

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For the past few days, I have enjoyed using all my Brain Colors to prepare surprise “Thank You” gifts for the Princess Shayna Musical Cast Members and Director, Kim Kass Woycke. My Yellow Brain began preparing on Tuesday. My Green Brain systematically and sequentially ordered all the Princess Shayna Musical Blog Posts that Kim and…

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Last Sunday was finally Showtime! The performance was blissfully perfect. Now, I am finally floating down from my Princess Shayna Musical Cloud of Euphoria! At 3:00 on Sunday afternoon, I enjoyed watching Kim and the cast members run through their technical rehearsal. It was the actors’ first time on the performance stage and they did an excellent job completing the…

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I am joyfully exhausted! I will write more about the remarkable and memorable Princess Shayna Musical production in the next few days. I have said “Thank you!” with cards, emails, and calls to family members, friends and my publisher. My Blue Heart is bursting with Joy and my Yellow Brain needs to reorganize my life.…

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Would you believe that Princess Shayna is a center fold? NO, it’s not what you are thinking. The Lake Zurich Courier/Sun Times Newspaper, published a center fold story entitled “Author’s book is made into musical” about the Princess Shayna Musical.  The  two page story, including great pictures of the actors in their costumes was skillfully written by free-lance writer Laura…

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Last Week’s Post: 13. Polishing the Play, Cast Tee Shirts & A White Falcon – Princess Shayna Musical Final count down…Only 3 more days until the Princess Shayna Musical performance! You can read the Princess Shayna Musical Announcement on my website for more details! I can hardly believe this is the 14th  journal entry/blog post from the…

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Last Week’s Post:  12.Tongue Twisters, Memorizing Lines & Interpreting Dialogue – Princess Shayna Musical  Only 6 more days until the Princess Shayna Musical performance! Be sure to read the Princess Shayna Musical Announcement on my website for more details! This is the 13th and the last journal entry/blog post from the multi-talented, skillful  and encouraging…

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The Chicago weather over the weekend was filled with thunderstorms, dreary days and brisk winds. I decided it as perfect time for my Yellow Brain to de-clutter, clean out  and organize my office. I was thrilled when I found an old notebook filled with inspirational quotes.  The following resonated with my Blue Brain about my …

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Last Week’s Post: 11.”Kvelling” Bursting with Joy –  Princess Shayna Musical WOW, this is the 12th Princess Shayna Musical journal entry/blog post from the multi-talented, skillful  and encouraging director,  Kim Woycke. Only 18 more days until the performance! I was most impressed with the cast members rehearsal last Friday. Some of the children brought costumes…

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