Kirkus Reviews and Piratess Tilly Easter Island

“An eye-pleasing picture book that offers a winning mix of adventure, science, and poetry, with a strong heroine who invites readers to view the world as a place of natural wonder.” -Kirkus Reviews I am still on cloud nine over this incredible review by Kirkus Indie! They had asked me to send a pdf of the […]

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Interview: All Hands on Deck for Girl-Empowerment!

I am sharing below an interview I had with Captain Rosario Fernandez Rodriguez of tall ship El Galeón this past spring in Newburyport. It was an absolutely magical experience for me and something I recall quite frequently. I hope you enjoy it! The Adventures of Piratess Tilly author Elizabeth Lorayne with the Spanish tall ship El Galeon’s […]

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Piratess Tilly: Easter Island

After receiving awards and wonderful industry reviews, I felt encouraged to write a sequel to The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. In the second book, Piratess Tilly and her crew head to Easter Island. I will be sending the finished book to reviewers in the next week and then it will be off for printing – expected […]

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Saturday, 10.24.15 Boston Book Festival!

Please stop by the Independent Publishers of New England’s table at the Boston Book Festival this Saturday! Elizabeth Lorayne will be selling and signing her award winning children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly  from 10:45 to 11:30! On the Boylston Street side of Copley Square!

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Fine Art & Piratess Tilly update!

I am thrilled to share some updates for my fine art and my children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. Let’s start with my fine art. Two of my collagraphs are now on exhibit at The Walsingham Gallery, an award-winning art gallery in Newburyport, MA! I am so honored to be listed as one […]

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The Adventures of Piratess Tilly cover image!

I am SO excited to share the front and back covers for my upcoming children’s picture book, The Adventures of Piratess Tilly. I hope you enjoy the beautiful watercolor illustrations by Karen Watson. The book is due to arrive and be ready for sale in late November/early December! And please don’t forget to follow Tilly […]

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Reblog: “The Influence of Mother Nature”

A new blog post from my upcoming children’s picture book, Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly !   When was the last time you chose to stand in the rain, allowing it to wash away your burdens? Or when was the last time you let the snow falling mesmerize you, slowing your breathing and taking you inward? […]

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“Piratess” Tilly update

I thought I would share some updates on my upcoming children’s picture book, Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly. First is a project I’m calling, “Nature as Teacher” quote series. I’ve taken the liberty in reblogging the initial post below. I just really love this line from the story, “Nature as Teacher” and want to share this […]

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Adventures of “Piratess” Tilly!

A project I’ve been working on since this past summer is a children’s picture book ~ written in haiku (of course!)! My husband and I are very happy with it and extremely excited about the illustrations, done by Karen Watson (www.karenwatson.com). We’ll be publishing it ourselves, which I’m also thrilled about, as we’ll have total […]

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New Year, New Project Underway

I’ve written a children’s picture book! It’s a project I feel incredibly passionate about. I’m mulling over marketing ideas and gearing up for publishing it myself. And now, with the new year, my inbox is starting to gather images from the illustrator I’m hiring! This alone has me beyond excited and even a bit emotional […]

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