LTC In the News

If you are a regular visitor to LTC or a Polly fan and have some great news about something that Laura and LTC has done to help you with your writing journey, please give us a shout and send the details!

 

January 7, 2016
Seven Authors Reflect on Free Speech in the Year After Charlie Hebdo
http://www.cjfe.org/seven_authors_reflect_on_free_speech_in_the_year_after_charlie_hebdo

November 27, 2015
Fraserville teen wins international creative writing prize
http://www.mykawartha.com/news-story/6137742-fraserville-teen-wins-international-creative-writing-prize/

July 22, 2015
Authors and readers celebrate with new event
http://www.delta-optimist.com/community/authors-and-readers-celebrated-with-new-event-1.2008271

July 15, 2015
Polly Wants to Be a Writer: A Review in Teen Ink Magazine
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/680079/Polly-Wants-To-Be-A-Writer-by-Laura-Thomas/

June 26, 2015
A New Era for Young Writers
http://magazine.thenews.com.pk/mag/detail_article.asp?id=11122&magId=9

May 10, 2015
Senior wins poetry contest
http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/chatham-county/article20635434.html

April 9, 2015
Author Profile on Laura Michelle Thomas
Self Publishing Magazine UK (image below)

Author Profile Laura Michelle Thomas Self Publishing Magazine

Self Publishing Magazine UK Spring 2015 Edition

March 18, 2015
Maia Zimmers places top 10 in Bethesda Youth Writing Contest for her essay on Polly from Polly Wants to Be a Writer

Maia said: “Let me start by saying your book Polly Wants To Be A Writer is fantastic. I am a fifth grade aspiring writer. I entered the Bethesda Youth Writing Contest and wanted to let you know I won. The contest was about your favorite writing character, I wrote about Polly.”

March 5, 2015
Teen Ink Review of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/770999/Polly-Wants-to-be-a-Writer-by-Laura-Michelle-Thomas/

February 13, 2015
Interview with Laura Michelle Thomas (The Naked Storyteller)
http://thebookadventuresofemily.blogspot.ca/2015/02/interview-with-laura-michelle-thomas.html?spref=tw

February 9, 2015
The Naked Storyteller: An Interview with Laura Michelle Thomas
http://blackheartmagazine.com/2015/02/09/the-naked-storyteller-an-interview-with-laura-michelle-thomas/

February 2, 2015
5 Star Review: The Naked Storyteller by Laura Michelle Thomas
http://lynelleclarkaspiredwriter.blogspot.ca/search?q=the+naked+storyteller

January 29, 2015
Book Review: The Naked Storyteller
http://sageadderley.blogspot.ca/2015/01/book-review-naked-storyteller-by-laura.html?spref=tw

The Delta Optimist, January 28, 2015

The Delta Optimist, January 28, 2015

January 25, 2015
The Naked Storyteller Reviewed by Deb Sanders
http://debsanders.com/tag/the-naked-storyteller/January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015
Books are Love Book Review of The Naked Storyteller
http://hello-booklover.tumblr.com/post/108909494480/the-naked-storyteller-by-laura-michelle-thomas

January 14, 2015
Judge urgently needed for youth poetry contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/news/judge-urgently-needed-for-youth-poetry-contest-1.1730000

November 18, 2014
Elephant story follows two paths
http://www.mapleridgenews.com/entertainment/283119831.html

November 18, 2014
Delta author makes a novel visit to Surrey
http://www.surreyleader.com/entertainment/282996461.html

September 30, 2014
A Gift for Young Minds
http://thepaperparadise.wordpress.com/2014/09/30/a-gift-for-young-minds/September 21, 2014

September 21, 2014
A Review of The Naked Storyteller
https://sprinkledwithwords.wordpress.com/2014/09/21/the-naked-storyteller-by-laura-michelle-thomas/

September 18, 2014
B.C. Teachers’ Strike Setting for New Novel
http://www.burnabynewsleader.com/entertainment/275612641.html

September 18, 2014
Young Adult Author Visits Armchair Books
http://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/young-adult-author-visits-armchair-books/Content?oid=2568329

September 18, 2014
Interview on the Jim Harrison Show at RadioNL

Radio NL Laura Michelle Thomas

 

September 17, 2014
How Does She Do It: Laura Michelle Thomas
Modern Mama
http://www.modernmama.com/blog/2014/09/17/laura-michelle-thomas/August 26, 2014

Laura is a guest on CKNW 980 AM Radio Vancouver
Hosted by Sean Leslie
Listen on the CKNW website by selecting the date and time: August 26th 6 pm, then scrolling to the 39 minute mark

August 11, 2014
Author Laura Thomas Pokes Fun a Education
A teachers’ strike in Vancouver is featured in this romantic comedy

http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/books/Author+Laura+Thomas

August 7, 2014
Book Tour Aimed at Young Writers
http://www.kamloopsthisweek.com/book-tour-aimed-youngsters-looking-break-print-writing/

CFJC Midday Show Kamloops

Chatting with Susan Edgell

August 4, 2014
Author to Visit Kelowna During Valley Book Tour
http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/entertainment/article_e5dae7b8-1819-11e4-adc1-0017a43b2370.html

Radio NL Kamloops

Guest on the Jim Harrison Show

July 28, 2014
How to Survive Camp NaNoWriMo & Daily Writing – Guest Tip by Laura
http://www.wattpad.com/62483254-how-to-survive-camp-nanowrimo-and-daily-writing?utm_source=web&utm_medium=twitter6&utm_content=share_reading

July 11, 2014
Readers Will Root for Harry
http://www.delta-optimist.com/living/readers-will-root-for-harry-1.1202266

June 12, 2014
Author Has Advice for Young Writers
http://www.delta-optimist.com/community/author-has-advice-for-young-writers-1.1124820#May 30, 2014

Global Contest Strikes a Chord with Young Poets
http://www.delta-optimist.com/community/global-contest-strikes-a-chord-with-young-poets-1.1096858

Polly Wants to Be a Writer by Laura Thomas
Review in Teen Ink
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/680079/Polly-Wants-To-Be-A-Writer-by-Laura-Thomas/

April 2, 2014
Educviii on TalkZone Radio – “Creative Writing” – 25 minute interview with Laura Michelle Thomas
http://www.talkzone.com/episodes/199/EDUCVIII040214.html

March 28, 2014
Local Author Offering Advice to Young Writer
http://www.delta-optimist.com/living/local-author-offering-advice-to-young-writers-1.931617

Polly Wants to Be a Writer by Laura Michelle Thomas
Review in Teen Ink
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/634657/Polly-Wants-to-be-a-Writer-by-Laura-Michelle-Thomas/

Polly Wants to Be a Writer by Laura Thomas
Review in Teen Ink
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/623332/Polly-Wants-To-Be-A-Writer-by-Laura-Thomas/

March 12, 2014
Workshop Presenters Required for Junior Authors Conference
http://www.delta-optimist.com/entertainment/workshop-presenters-required-for-junior-authors-conference-1.894399

Review of Polly Wants to Be a Writer
Review in Teen Ink Magazine
http://www.teenink.com/fiction/realistic_fiction/article/591148/Review-of-Polly-Wants-To-Be-A-Writer/

Polly Wants to Be a Writer by Laura Michelle Thomas
Review in Teen Ink Magazine
http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/article/591237/Polly-Wants-to-Be-a-Writer-by-Laura-Michelle-Thomas/

January 26, 2014
Author Interview: Laura Michelle Thomas
http://speculativedaily.blogspot.ca/2014/01/author-interview-laura-michelle-thomas.html

January 17, 2014
Judges Needed for New Youth Poetry Contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/judges-needed-for-new-youth-poetry-contest-1.792532

November 27, 2013
Author Receives High Marks for Debut Novel
http://www.delta-optimist.com/news/author-receives-high-marks-for-debut-novel-1.711421

November 7, 2013
Surrey Teen Girl Wins International Writing Contest
http://www.thenownewspaper.com/surrey-teen-girl-wins-international-writing-contest-1.687569
Correction: Celina did not win an overall contest prize. She won her category. We do not have an overall prize for our short story contest.

October 25, 2013
The Young Writers’ Club: Maybe Next Year?
http://www.maggiebolitho.com/the-young-writers-club/tag/laura-thomas

October 24, 2013
Lessons from the Junior Authors Writers Conference
http://lisavoisin.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/fiction-fridays-five-elements-of-storytelling-lessons-from-the-junior-authors-writers-conference/

October 10, 2013
Another Scholarship Available for Young Writers
http://www.richmond-news.com/another-scholarship-available-for-young-writers-1.656167

October 9, 2013
Author Expands Support for Young Writers
http://www.delta-optimist.com/entertainment/author-expands-support-for-young-writers-1.653500

October 3, 2013
Young Writers Made to Feel Less Alone
http://www.richmond-news.com/news/young-writers-made-to-feel-less-alone-1.648144

September 11, 2013
Scholarships Available for Young Writers Conference
http://www.delta-optimist.com/scholarships-available-for-young-writers-conference-1.619756

September 10, 2013
Author Spotlight: Laura Thomas
http://unomanwankwor.com/2013/09/10/wednesday-author-spotlight-laura-thomas/

September 10, 2013
Exclusive Author Interview: Laura Thomas
http://kritikabibliophile.blogspot.ca/2013/09/exclusive-author-interviewaura-thomas.html

August 28, 2013
Junior Authors Conference and Contest Interview with Laura Thomas
http://theimaginationlife.blogspot.ca/2013/08/junior-authors-conference-and-contest.html

July 21, 2013
The Junior Authors Conference 2013 and Interview with Laura Thomas
http://outwherethebusesdontrun.com/2013/07/21/guest-post-the-junior-authors-conference-2013-interview-with-laura-thomas-by-sebastian-starcevic/

June 21, 2013
The Junior Authors Conference and Interview with Laura Thomas
http://allthingswriting.blogspot.ca/2013/06/the-junior-authors-conference-interview.html

June 19, 2013
Writer’s Buzz with Laura Thomas
http://www.challengefuture.org/news/693

June 12, 2013
Writer’s Buzz with Laura Thomas
http://hinahazrat.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/writers-buzz-with-laura-thomas/

April 5, 2013
World Responding to Junior Authors Contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/world-responding-to-junior-authors-contest-1.455738

December 2, 2012
Interview with Laura Thomas – Encouraging Young Writers
http://darlenefoster.wordpress.com/2012/12/02/interview-with-laura-thomas-encouraging-young-writers/

October 30, 2012
Local 15 year old Places Third in BC Contest
http://www.pqbnews.com/community/176458491.html

October 19, 2012
Noa Wang Captures Third Top Writing Prize in Junior Authors Contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/noa-wang-captures-third-top-writing-prize-in-junior-authors-contest-1.451553

July 23, 2012
Stories wanted for fifth Junior Authors Contest
http://www.southdeltaleader.com/entertainment/163440826.html

July 19, 2012
Junior Authors Sought for Deltan’s Summer Contest
http://www.thenownewspaper.com/entertainment/junior-authors-sought-for-deltan-s-summer-contest-1.514281

July 18, 2012
Entries Sought for Writing Contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/entries-sought-for-writing-contest-1.460558

July 18, 2012
Stories Wanted for Junior Authors Contest
http://www.sookenewsmirror.com/entertainment/162754026.html

October 21, 2011
Tough Choices for Contest Judges
http://www.delta-optimist.com/news/tough-choices-for-essay-contest-judges-1.463619

September 30, 2011
Entries Almost Double in Junior Authors Contest
http://www.delta-optimist.com/entries-almost-double-in-junior-authors-contest-1.452921

July 19, 2011
Young Authors Wanted for Summer Contest
http://www.thenownewspaper.com/young-authors-wanted-for-summer-contest-1.513106

July 6, 2011
Junior Authors Wanted
http://www.delta-optimist.com/junior-authors-wanted-1.461174

June 30, 2011
Stories Sought for Annual Junior Authors Contest
http://www.kelownacapnews.com/community/124740234.html

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One comment on “LTC In the News

  1. Maia

    Hi Laura, thank you so much for putting me in the LTC news! :D

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