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Gwendolyn Gray will be Published!

It's official! The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray will be coming to bookstores in May, 2018 from Jolly Fish Press! Check out the press release below, or read it here...



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Megan Naidl
mnaidl@northstareditions.com or
publicity@jollyfishpress.com
(651) 424-4623

ST. PAUL, MN, June 12, 2017– Jolly Fish Press, an imprint ofNorth Star Editions, Inc. (NSE) is excited to announce the May 15, 2018 release of the debut Middle-Grade novel The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray by B. A. Williamson. Part fantasy, part dystopian, part steampunk, and all imagination, The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray follows dreamer Gwendolyn as she evades thought police, enters a whimsical world, befriends explorers and pirates, and fights the evil threatening to erase the new world she loves and her old world that never wanted her.
More about The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray:
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New Author Pictures and Bio

Things are heating up here at stately Williamson manor. The new author head-shots are in, courtesy of Andy at Andrew Hoffman - Scheer Hoffman Creative. A huge thanks to him for all his hard work on these, I could not BE more pleased with them. And a new author bio to go with it!


New Logo

Made a new logo today! What do you guys think? Done in my special leather notebook on handmade paper, a gift from my older brother, with a Pilot Metropolitan fountain pen.


Happy Birthday!

Five years ago today, I woke up on a bus, unable to sleep. I was chaperoning a field trip of fifth graders to Washington DC, and the kid behind me wouldn't stop kicking my seat in his sleep, robbing me of mine. So I whipped out my new iPad, fired up the pages app, with the decision that I should right something for my then-unborn child.
I sat and thought about what kind of story I would like to read to my future kid. I thought about what kind of role model I would want my daughter to have. (Sorry, Teddy, thought you were a girl at the time.) And I decided that I wanted a little girl with a big imagination who would challenge everything. And she needed something to struggle against. A city with no imagination, a city that was dull and grey, a city stuck in its ways where new ideas were frowned upon.

So I thought of a name. Gwendolyn. Gwendolyn... Gray. Like the City itself. And a title. The Marvelous Adventures of. And I tapped out those words most appropriate to a story about storie…