I did some major research for a children’s bullying story I was writing for the Hamilton Troll series and what wowed me were the statistics. The in-depth research that was done as to the various types of bullying, the various reasons bullies are created, the various reasons bullies attack, but the ‘how to stop the […]
Start your own Troll Patrol
What is the Troll Patrol? Hamilton Troll realizes in our next book “Hamilton Troll meets Rudy Rat” (available July 4th) that there are some children out there that are ‘mean’ to others…. You see Rudy Rat wasn’t a very nice rat to the other children. He didn’t know how to make friends so he took their […]
Do you ever worry about writers block?
Writers block can definitely be a problem. So can deadlines. How can you write something on a deadline, especially when you don’t know what to write about? This reminded me of those weekly journal reports we used to do back in high school. For ten minutes we needed to write in our journals. It could […]
DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 3
Interviewed by DEAR TEXAS Radio: Author Kathleen J. Shields tells all! The following weeks I will be posting short clips from my radio interview from Wimberley Radio 94.1 FM KWVH and their latest show DEAR Texas Radio. These questions really dug down deep into the mind of author Kathleen J. Shields where she discusses all […]
School Visit & Reading – Watch Videos!
Hello All, I know it’s been a week since my last post but that is because I’ve been editing and creating videos to share with you! I recently did a reading at: Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy in Austin, TX and was privileged enough to have a videographer from the Texas Association of Authors record […]
San Marcos Daily Record Article About Me
I was so honored today to have seen this amazing article written about me and my children’s books. I just wanted to share it with everyone. This is a link to the PDF so you can read it… Local’s childrens books rally against bullying behavior
Troll Patrol – Stopping Bullies, Before
PAWS for Friendship Canyon Lake, TX – Award-winning author, Kathleen J. Shields, releases her latest Hamilton Troll book with the objective of stopping bullies, before they start. In collaboration with local elementary school teachers, Shields’ has created the Troll Patrol with the goal of promoting “PAWS for Friendship”. The mission of “PAWS for Friendship” – […]