Snowball Hasn’t Left

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Well, well, well. It appears that Amie has been too busy to take care of her blog, and has informed me that switching blogs doesn’t work, and her email list is a mess, so I should take over and clean up her mess. She’s considerate like that, in case you were wondering.

Oh, who am I?

Snowball Rabbit, detective, obviously.

And I haven’t been on Amie’s blog in months. Not that I’m complaining. It gave me more time to sleep, and eat, and run around being cute. It’s simply hilarious how crazy humans get over my “cuteness.”

Did Amie tell you about her friends visiting? They are dedicated fans of me, though I wouldn’t say they’re dedicated fans of Amie. I mean, what can I say? They have good tastes. 😎

yes, Amie showed me how to insert emojis. I feel as though I am in the 21st century finally.

Anyway, they (the friends, not Amie or the 21st century) gave me the attention deserved of such a famous rabbit. But that reminds me, I made my first acting debut in Amie’s YouTube video, “Organized Writers.” Click those words to be transported to the video. I must say, the best part is me, but I did appreciate how Amie forgot to get her trash, so she had to go back and get it. Usually she doesn’t go back to get her trash. 😒

Sometimes it feels as though I am in a constant movie theatre, watching “The Secret Life of Owners.” It’s very amusing, though sometimes too loud for my sensitive ears. Talking about sensitive, you have no idea how hard it is to take care of my sensitive fur. I grow a lot more in winter to protect me from the chilly blasts that whistle through the house, and goodness. I become a fluff ball that has ears. *sighs*

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But thankfully I can behave just as dignified as ever, extra fluff or no extra fluff. Oh, other good news is that Amie has been sharing her bananas with me. It’s very thoughtful of her, though she forgets until I give her the masterful glare.

Masterful glares are very effective, let me tell you. And if you want to get out of your cage, simply chew on it, and people will recognize your distress and let you out of your cage.

Amie also asked me to promote my book. I mean, Christmas is coming up, and people have siblings, friends, nieces, nephews, children, grandchildren that might want a Snowball book. I mean, who wouldn’t want a book about me?

Especially a book about me, an apple, and a mystery! It’s geared towards children who need to be read to. Whatever age that is, and who enjoy colorful pictures of super adorable dignified rabbits like me.

Rabbits are very important animals, just so you know.

You can learn more about my book here. And you can purchase it here. And if you would like to buy a signed copy, contact Amie. It’ll be the same price as buying it from LuLu. ($15)

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Now to close this post. Dear me, have I come to the end already? Amie should have done this post since it was so easy. Children, remember to eat your greens, and never forget that popcorn is tasty.

I remain,

Snowball Rabbit, detective.

Snowball Rabbit Blog Tour~Day 5~

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What?  Can you believe this is the last day?  Well, not exactly the last day, but the last day with reviews and stuff.  I’m flabbergasted.  HOW DID THE TIME FLY SO FAST?  But it flew, and now I’m here to tell you some of my favorite snippets from each post, and thank each person.

With an adorable aspect, and just the right spark of suspense, this book is perfect for a friend, family member or cousin between the ages of 2 and 5. Join sweet Snowball, an innocent, and peculiar…detective rabbit (with a detective hat of course) on the search for his beloved missing apple. –Annie @Annie Writes Site

Wow, I just love that.  It’s like, the model review.  Thanks so much, Annie!  (And I love your books so much. ❤ )

I read this to my four-year-old sister, and she was smiling and laughing throughout the book. She thought some parts were hilarious and said she liked it! She will definitely be wanting to read more adventures about Snowball. 🙂 She was excited to learn Snowball is actually a real rabbit! — Mya @ Life From Behind A Camera

I love your little sister already, Mya. 😂

I rarely review children’s books, but as a library worker (and as an aunt, and just as a former reader of children’s books) I have a vested interest in knowing what is out there in every type of literature possible. That said, I am thrilled to write this spotlight on Amie and her book, Snowball and the Missing Apple. — Jana @ Review From the Stacks

Jana, this spotlight just made me smile. 😀

Ok, can we first just mention two things: 1) This book is about an adorable bunny and 2) The illustrations are absolutely adorable. — Hannah @ The Striped Plaid

‘Cause that’s obviously all we need to mention, Hannah. 😉

The story was told well and I think children (the audience it was written for) could read and understand it pretty easily. The illustrations just added to this book’s awesomeness! They look like they took a lot of work, but they turned out fabulously! — Liz @ Home with the Hummingbirds

Guys, you have no idea how happy this makes me.  I was SO nervous about releasing the pictures with the book, because I’ve always though of myself as a terrible artist.  I’m so happy the reviewers like the illustrations. *cries tears of happiness*

The illustrations in the book are sure to keep a child’s attention with their colors, cuteness, and homelike feel. It’s also handwritten in neat script, and gives it such a unique read. — Parker @ Pencils and Pianos

Yay!  I’m glad my handwriting is neat. 😛

Snowball and the Missing Apple is a cute fun book for young kids! The book has fun drawings in it and the story is very sweet! The story is very short but still adorable and clean. I’d rate it 4 stars! — Abby @ Photos by Abby Rose

I’m so thankful for all of you reviewers!  Thank you so much for taking time to be a part of this!  Today we have lots of fun, and different people posting.

February 22

Amie @https://crazya.blog — I have no idea what I’m doing post

Parker Hankins @https://parkerahankins.wixsite.com/pencilsandpianos/blog — Book review and Snowball interview

Rosy Marr @https://rosyswritings.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Amie

Liz @www.homewithhummingbirds.com — Book spotlight, review, and interview with Snowball

Mary AKA Maria @https://memary145.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Abby Guenot @https://photosbyabbyrose.wordpress.com — Book review

Holly @https://hollyciampi.wixsite.com/holly — Interview with Amie

I had planned to give you a peak at the real animals, but life happened, and so I’m just commenting on the reviews, and then I asked Snowball which interview question was his favorite to answer.  He said it was this one.

Then what would you say to anyone interested in reading this book?

I would say…

Dear potential reader, I am Snowball Rabbit, and I wish you a very good day.  I hope you find everything to your liking with the weather, your breakfast, and the time you woke up this morning.  The book you are looking at is about me, and it is a very wonderful book that will remedy waking up at the wrong time, terribly burned bagels, and rainy days.  Thank you for your interest.

Truly, Snowball Rabbit, detective.

Now, it’s the last chance to enter the giveaway for the book, so hurry up and do that!

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 a Rafflecopter giveaway

And in case you missed this weeks fun, here’s the schedule.

February 18

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Snowball day!

Anna @https://anniewritessite.wordpress.com — Book review

Mya @https://lifefrombehindacamera.com — Book review

Sam @https://thehappilyeverafterdolls.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

February 19

Amie @http://crazya.blog — The process and ideas behind the book.

Faith Blum @http://faithblum.com/blog — Book Spotlight

Jana @www.reviewsfromthestacks.wordpress.com — Book spotlight

Laura Danner @http://flowersinmybasket.blogspot.com — All of the options

February 20

Amie @https://crazya.blog — The enemy steals the blog

Merie Shen@https://imperialscribis.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Hannah @https://thestripedplaid.wordpress.com — Book review

February 21 You’re here!

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Amie talks about her future ideas with Snowball.

Starling @https://starling7.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

February 22

Amie @https://crazya.blog — a look at the real animals behind the book.

Parker Hankins @https://parkerahankins.wixsite.com/pencilsandpianos/blog — Book review and Snowball interview

Rosy Marr @https://rosyswritings.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Amie

Liz @www.homewithhummingbirds.com — Book spotlight, review, and interview with Snowball

Mary AKA Maria @https://memary145.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Abby Guenot @https://photosbyabbyrose.wordpress.com — Book review

Holly @https://hollyciampi.wixsite.com/holly — Interview with Amie

February 23Wrap up post @https://crazya.blog — Answering your questions on a LIVE youtube video!

Don’t forget that tomorrow I’ll be having a LIVE Youtube Q&A to wrap up this fun time.  I’m planning it at 2:15 EST, but if you can’t make it, it’ll be saved to my youtube channel. 😀

~~Amie~~

 

 

Snowball Rabbit Blog Tour~Day 4~

Wow!  This week is flying by, guys!  But it’s been one of the best weeks of my life so far.  Just so amazing to have so many people helping me out with launching my book.  I feel so honored.

But, with that intro behind me, welcome to day number four!  Today we have…

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Amie talks about her future ideas with Snowball.

Starling @https://starling7.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

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Yep, not a very heavy day on the blog tour, but it’s always the calm before the storm, right?  Today I’m going to talk about my plans for the future…And since I’m terrible at just telling people things, I looked up questions to ask about future plans. 😉

1. What are the things are you most passionate about?

Hehe, this is a weird feeling to be interviewing myself, but I’ll explain why I’m doing this after I finish the interview.  I’m passionate about my beliefs, about writing, about music, and about books I read.

Mostly about music and acting, though.  And writing, if you dig deep enough, LOL.

2. What are the greatest accomplishments in your life so far?
Well, publishing my book, being in a small audio clip, arranging my own music… 

3. If  life had absolutely no limits, what would you choose to have and what would you choose to do?

I would have a farm, and I would travel and perform, and write.  That about sums up what I dream for my life.  On the farm I would have dairy cows and a horse or two.

4. What are your goals in life?

My goals are to publish more books, prayerfully full length novels (for middle school and Y/A) and to perform someway somewhere.  At the moment I’m mostly focusing on music and writing. 😉

5. Who do you admire most in the world?

My mom.  She’s the most amazing person on earth. ❤

6. What do you not like to do?

I do NOT like cooking, or teaching.  I’m not a mathematician, and I’m terrible at consoling.  Oh, and office type work.  Other than that, I like pretty much everything else. 😂  I’m pretty easy-going.

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I had to have questions, because unless someone asks me something, or I ask myself something, I’m pretty bad at giving out serious information.  I have been asked if there will be another Snowball book…The answer?  I have no clue.  Snowball’s been giving me a few ideas for a sequel, but I don’t know if I’ll pursue it.

What are you doing at the moment then?  Is that what you’re asking?  Well, I have four novels that I’m writing/editing/or looking into publication with.  So yeah, I’m busy. 😂  Will there be more books by Amie?  Lord willing, the answer is yes.  I love writing, and I would like to share my writing with the world.

What else am I up to?  Will writing be my only career?  I have no idea.  Only God knows, and we’ll see where He leads.

And with those thoughts, I’m going to remind you about the LIVE YouTube video on Saturday at 2:15 EST.  I’m so excited to answer all of your questions!  It’s going to be amazing. 😉

And, of course, we have the giveaway. 😀

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 a Rafflecopter giveaway

And of course, don’t forget the schedule!  Tomorrow’s going to be a super fun day, and I’ll come up with something besides just pictures of my pets, LOL.

February 18

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Snowball day!

Anna @https://anniewritessite.wordpress.com — Book review

Mya @https://lifefrombehindacamera.com — Book review

Sam @https://thehappilyeverafterdolls.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

February 19

Amie @http://crazya.blog — The process and ideas behind the book.

Faith Blum @http://faithblum.com/blog — Book Spotlight

Jana @www.reviewsfromthestacks.wordpress.com — Book spotlight

Laura Danner @http://flowersinmybasket.blogspot.com — All of the options

February 20

Amie @https://crazya.blog — The enemy steals the blog

Merie Shen@https://imperialscribis.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Hannah @https://thestripedplaid.wordpress.com — Book review

February 21 You’re here!

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Amie talks about her future ideas with Snowball.

Starling @https://starling7.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

February 22

Amie @https://crazya.blog — a look at the real animals behind the book.

Parker Hankins @https://parkerahankins.wixsite.com/pencilsandpianos/blog — Book review and Snowball interview

Rosy Marr @https://rosyswritings.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Amie

Liz @www.homewithhummingbirds.com — Book spotlight, review, and interview with Snowball

Mary AKA Maria @https://memary145.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Abby Guenot @https://photosbyabbyrose.wordpress.com — Book review

Holly @https://hollyciampi.wixsite.com/holly — Interview with Amie

February 23Wrap up post @https://crazya.blog — Answering your questions on a LIVE youtube video!

Thank you so much, Starling, for posting today, and see you all tomorrow!

~~Amie~~

Snowball Rabbit Blog Tour~Day 2~

Hullo, guys!  Welcome back to another day of a blog tour!  Today I (Amie) am in charge again, so you’ll just have to put up with me.  Before we get into the juicy meat of this post, let’s go over what you need to know.

Posting today…

February 19

Amie @https://crazya.blog — The process and ideas behind the book.

Faith Blum @http://faithblum.com/blog — Book Spotlight

Jana @www.reviewsfromthestacks.wordpress.com — Book spotlight

Laura Danner @http://flowersinmybasket.blogspot.com — All of the options  

 

Book snippet and where you can buy it…

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You can buy Snowball and the Missing Apple HERE.  (This might be my favorite illustration in the whole book. ❤ )

WAIT!  Before we move on, I (not Snowball.  *glances in his direction*) am having a giveaway.  What am I giving away?

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  • A copy of Snowball and the Missing Apple
  • A stuffed white rabbit.  (I’m sorry I couldn’t giveaway a real one.)
  • Two sheets of stickers-one puffy fruits-one silly succulents.

GUYS.  The succulent stickers ARE THE CUTEST.  I want to keep them!  So, go enter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

*rubs hands together* Now for the fun part.  Oh, wait! Also, I’m doing a LIVE YouTube Q&A on Saturday.  I’ll announce the time tomorrow, but you don’t want to forget it, and you also want to ask those questions on MY blog for giveaway points. 😉

So…Now for the process.  It started out with getting Snowball.  Snowball was just a ball of fluff, and I loved him to pieces.  When he was about, oh, five months old, I decided that if I were ever to make a children’s picture book, it would be about him.

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Baby Snowball. ❤

Well, that summer, a contest for a picture book came up, and the genre was mystery.  My mom had all sorts of ideas, but I said I was going to do one about Snowball and an apple.

The process started with me working pretty much every morning on an illustration.  I would sit next to Snowball, and turn on my music.  (Lawson Bates or the Bontragers, anyone?)

I started the illustrations, and then I ditched them and tried them again.  This time, I drew 18 of the illustrations, and sent them in for the contest.  Unfortunately, I did not win the contest, and so I thought I was done with it.  Fast forward to December.

A friend had been publishing short stories and stuff like crazy, and so I caught the publishing fever, and began thinking.  The Snowball book popped up in my mind, and so I decided to look into it.  I changed the original 18 illustrations to 34, and other than that, I just published the book.

So, now to the schedule…

February 18

 

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Snowball day!

Anna @https://anniewritessite.wordpress.com — Book review

Mya @https://lifefrombehindacamera.com — Book review

Sam @https://thehappilyeverafterdolls.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

 

February 19 (You’re here)

Amie @https://crazya.blog — The process and ideas behind the book.

Faith Blum @http://faithblum.com/blog — Book Spotlight

Jana @www.reviewsfromthestacks.wordpress.com — Book spotlight

Laura Danner @http://flowersinmybasket.blogspot.com — All of the options  

 

February 20

Amie @https://crazya.blog — The enemy steals the blog

Merie Shen @https://imperialscribis.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Hannah @https://thestripedplaid.wordpress.com — Book review

 

February 21

Amie @https://crazya.blog — Amie talks about her future ideas with Snowball.

Starling @https://starling7.wordpress.com — Interview with Amie and Snowball

 

February 22

Amie @https://crazya.blog — a look at the real animals behind the book.

Parker Hankins @https://parkerahankins.wixsite.com/pencilsandpianos/blog — Book review and Snowball interview

Rosy Marr @https://rosyswritings.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Amie

Liz @www.homewithhummingbirds.com — Book spotlight, review, and interview with Snowball

Mary AKA Maria @https://memary145.wordpress.com/ — Interview with Snowball

Abby Guenot @https://photosbyabbyrose.wordpress.com — Book review

Holly @https://hollyciampi.wixsite.com/holly — Interview with Amie

 

February 23

Wrap up post @https://crazya.blog — Answering your questions on a LIVE youtube video!

Stay put for tomorrow, where the enemy steals the blog.  Thank you to all the people who posted today!

~~Amie~~

Needed: Bloggers!

Calling all bloggers.  This is Snowball Rabbit, and I am here in the stead of Amie.  Why? Because this post is all about me! *cues evil bunny laughter*

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No, I’m not that bad, but this post is all about the furry white rabbit with grey ears.  A dog has taken over my natural habitat (also known as my house) and I have been feeling a bit neglected.  Amie thought it would be a good idea to publish a book all about her rabbit to make him happy again.

(Amie might or might not have succeeded there.)

So, not only did she drag me outside to take pictures of me, she commanded me to use all my cuteness to get people to sign up for a blog launch tour for her very first book that she has self published.

Sounds to me like she was scared of people’s reaction.  Hmm, maybe I’m looking too far into this.  Either way, let me tell you, she would be beyond thrilled if she finds people signing up.  (Don’t make her too thrilled, or she’ll pick me up and cover me with kisses.  It’s not comfortable for me, and she usually ends up with bunny fur in her mouth.  But make her a little bit happy because then she’ll give me an apple and carrots, and a bunny rub.)

Are you ready to sign up?  I guess it’ll be fun.  If you interview me, I promise to be nice.  *looks around* Really nice.

You can sign up here.

I also realized that all the photo shoots you’ve seen of me have been told from Amie’s perspective, and that’s just not right.  I’m the main subject of them, so I thought I would show you some photos, and tell you about them from my perspective.

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To all the rabbits reading this, when your owner decides to take pictures of you, you need to look regal.  Try to show people that real rabbits are not cute.  We are dignified creatures.

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See?  Give your owner the regal look.  If you don’t, people will start telling you how cute you are.  If you’re a girl rabbit, that might be good, but I am a man rabbit, and a manly man at that.  *snorts*

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Never be caught eating on camera.  That is disgraceful as well.  We eat in private, and show our wonderfully regal bunny faces in public.

Now, did this post give you enough info for you to help Amie out?  Also, you did chose to interview me, didn’t you?  I mean, I’m obviously the best choice there.

Good day, good humans!

-Snowball Rabbit, detective