Posts Tagged ‘Princess Shayna Musical’
Happy 25th Birthday “Princess Shayna” – My Children’s Color-Filled Fairy Tale!
Happy 25th Birthday! Tomorrow, on 2/2/22, Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift will be 25 years of age. My book launch and party were on February 2, 1997! Family and friends helped to celebrate my book, the beautiful illustrations that were drawn and colored by Len Birnbaum, and the Gift Giver’s Guide, to help children, their…Read more
Fairy tale helps children feel loved, safe, encouraged, confident, and respectful of others!
23 years ago, I celebrated the publication and arrival of the first edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift with my Fun Orange Brain friends, Susan Dobbe-Leahy and Carol Campbell. The actual book launch party was on February 2, 1997, the actual birthday of the fictional and nonfictional Princess Shayna. The 1st edition of Princess…Read more
A Happy 22nd Birthday for My Children’s Brain Color Fairy Tale!
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…Read more
August Back to School BrainBuzz Newsletter
Does your Blue Brain feel like it has been a SHORT HOT SUMMER? It is hard to believe that summer season is almost over and children are going back to school in the next few week. To help you enjoy the last few weeks of the summer season, my August BrainBuzz Newsletter features the following…Read more
Princess Shayna the Musical Photo Album
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…Read more
New Brain Color Tips In July BrainBuzz Newsletter
After a month long hiatus, my Creative Blue Brain is slowly getting back on track with my Blog posting. It feels like riding a bike. People say you never forget how to ride. However, I am still a little wobbly. I am delighted that my July BrainBuzz Newsletter jump-started my writing schedule again, in preparation…Read more
Author’s Brain Colors Incognito
For the past few weeks, I have been incognito. No, not in a place called Cognito! My normal identity has disguised working on: 1. An exciting presentation for Advocate Condell Medical Center, which has required a lot of teamwork with the meeting planner and the other presenters. 2. Working on the Princess Shayna website and…Read more
Brain Color Surprise “Thank You” Gifts – Princess Shayna Musical
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…Read more
Princess Shayna Musical Premier Performance – Princess Shayna Musical
Last Week’s Post: 14. Characters Come To Life With Costumes – Princess Shayna Musical It’s hard to believe that I am writing the last Princess Shayna Musical blog post about the premier performance on Sunday, May 20th. I needed the past week and long holiday weekend to rest and coax my body and my Blue…Read more
Princess Shayna Musical Performance Blissfull Perfection
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…Read more
Author’s Joyful Exhaustion after Princess Shayna Musical!
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.…Read more
Princess Shayna Is A Center Fold!
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…Read more