Meet Tori Corn: Writing Books That Inspire Empowered, Independent Thinkers

Here’s the wonderful Interview with Tori Corn from Robin Newman’s blog.

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Three years ago, after attending the June NJ SCBWI conference, I was standing on the platform of the Princeton Junction station waiting for the New York train.  Another woman was also standing on the platform and we struck up a conversation.  Little did either of us know how that chance meeting would change both of our lives. 

Shortly after the conference, Tori started working with my writing teacher, the amazing Jill Davis (please see my interview of Jill posted on September 24, 2012, http://robinnewmanbooks.wordpress.com/2012/09/24/the-amazing-jill-davis/).  And shortly thereafter Tori signed with Liza Fleissig[1] of the Liza Royce Agency.  And Liza sold not only one but two of her picture books to Sky Pony Press that will be hitting store bookshelves in the next few weeks and spring 2014.   

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with my friend, the amazingly-talented Tori Corn.

Tori, did you always want…

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An Evening of Celebration and Success for Tori Corn and Danielle Ceccolini’s, What Will It Be, Penelope?

Congratulations to my writer friend and fellow member of the “repped by Liza Royce Agency” group. Tori Corn had her first book launch and it was a rousing success.

The Corner Bookstore was brimming with excitement, as the crowds came out to celebrate the launch of Tori Corn and Danielle Ceccolini’s picture book, What Will It Be, Penelope?

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Jacki Morris, me, Jill Davis

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Congratulations Tori and Danielle! What an amazing night!

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