Baby Steps

I’ve started a new website for my young reader books: http://www.jmvanek.com. Hope you’ll follow along!

JM Vanek

Today, a new author is born–J.M. Vanek. That’s me!

Actually, I’ve been around for awhile, but as Jan Morrill, author of The Red Kimono and a few other books. But I’m preparing to start a new path–writing books for children, middle grade and young adult.

My middle grade book, Mo’s Shadow, will be released by Birdsong Publishing, June 2017. This is a story very close to my heart. It’s about a young girl named Mo, who befriends an alcoholic neighbor after her own parents divorce because her father drinks too much. It’s based on my own experiences of finding my way to love, from loss and back to love again.

My picture book, Magical Red Kimono, will be released by 4RV Publishing, Fall 2017. This book, too, is close to my heart–well, aren’t they all? 🙂

It is based on the characters, Sachi and Jubie from…

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2 Responses to Baby Steps

  1. You are in the zone, my dear – private life & writing life. More proud of you than you know. ❤

  2. kathleenmrodgers says:

    Jan (aka J.M. Vanek),

    I’m super thrilled for you. Congrats on your journey as you continue on the writing path to bring stories to all us readers.

    Love,
    Kathleen

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