Book: Changing Shoes by Tina Sloan

Revisiting an old book review.

Sarah's Notebook

Sloan, Tina. Changing Shoes: Getting Older – NOT OLD – with Style, Humor and Grace. New York: Gotham Books, 2010. Print.

Hear All About It

Sloan is best known for her work as nurse Lillian Raines on the greatly lamented soap opera Guiding Light. Before I read it I was already captivated by her imaginative campaign of promoting “Book” as she fondly called it. Book had all sorts of adventures before it was officially published. She took it everywhere with her and photographed Book doing all sorts of things. She encouraged fans to take and share their own photos of Book and some even made videos featuring Book’s adventures. I’d recommend any aspiring author take a look at Sloan’s example.

@tinasloan http://www.changingshoes.com

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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