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Robert
Hi there
Fairgoer748
<3
FAIRG0ER
Please share your inspiration about the cover and the story?
Fairgoer748
Hi, beautiful. what is your book all about?
Fairgoer713
Hello ❤️
Darlene
♥️
Fairgoer748
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Darlene
♥️
Fairgoer713
Did you encounter any road blocks during the writing process?
FAIRG0ER905
Is that why the title is called "while the world was paused?"
Alec Salvatore
What can people take away from your book?
Jane
How are coping up in life with the pandemic that is happening now with the world?
Robert
can you tell us about another children's book author that you admire?
Alec Salvatore
Thank you for answering my question. Can you recall an experience where you were distant with family or friends, and you forget that having them is a blessing..
Lee
This is an interesting book. Do you have other books aside from this?
Alec Salvatore
Who or what was your inspiration in writing this book? I tried writing base to what inspired me and they I suddenly change plots, weird right? Does that happen..?
Wayne Banker
Wow in-love
Wayne Banker
what do you do aside from being an author?
Lee
How many hours do you spend in writing a day?
Wayne Banker
wow, I admire people like you who really work hard.
Howard Martin
Can you share a little story of your book?
Fairgoer1245
beautiful Illustration.
Fairgoer1014
10 years from now, many kids that experienced the pandemic will have different thoughts or memories of 2020. How do you want them to process or shape their memories?
FAIRG0ER
I am a mom too. And I think my question is, is it difficult being a mom and writing this book at the time?
Mike
Hi Tonya! Red here smile Keep it up.
Fairgoer1316
Hi Tonya, do you have another book? where can i find it
Frank Davis
Hi Tonya, i love the book cover. <3
Fairgoer748
I really like the book cover. so simple yet very attractive.
FAIRG0ER
We can't wait for the next one!
FAIRG0ER905
Have you ever gotten writer's block?
FAIRG0ER905
Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
FAIRG0ER
Have you always loved writing?
FAIRG0ER
What was your hardest scene to write or illustrate?
Fairgoer1316
What would be your advice to those who are currently having a though time right now?
Mike
Being positive is the secrets of life.
FAIRG0ER905
Was there a time that you got emotional while writing this book?
Mike
or shal i say secret
Alec Salvatore
Do you have any plans in going out of the genre your writing today?
Mike
Thank you Tonya smile
Fairgoer1451
Good morning Tonya!
Robert
Glad to be here!
Fairgoer1451
How are your two kids during the pandemic? What are the adjustments that you had to do?
Anderson
Hello Tonya!
Fairgoer713
What fun activities did you have for your kids during the pandemic?
FAIRG0ER905
Good to see you again smile
Anderson
why is bruce wearing Red? any significance any relevance?
Anderson
how did you survive raising them? i was losing my mind with only one son
FAIRG0ER905
That's true. The kids are the most affected by this pandemic.
Anderson
wow a family project! How did this help?
FAIRG0ER
Whose idea was the title?
FAIRG0ER905
The illustration looks really great. No wonder it's your favorite!
FAIRG0ER905
What were the titles that you had to choose from?
Fairgoer1451
Was your family supportive when you told them that you were gonna write this book?
FAIRG0ER905
You are so blessed with your family.
FAIRG0ER
What was the hardest part of writing the book?
FAIRG0ER
Awesome!
FAIRG0ER
Have you always thought about becoming a writer?
Fairgoer963
How did publishing your first book change your process of writing?
Fairgoer1451
Do you believe in the saying "Everything happens for a reason."?
Fairgoer1503
Just got here. Hi!
Fairgoer1451
What are the challenges of being a full time working mom and writing in this time?
FAIRG0ER905
Who is your greatest influence in writing this book?
FAIRG0ER
I can see a lot of potential in your little boy. Can't wait to read about the story of his superhero smile
FAIRG0ER905
How exciting!
Fairgoer1451
How long did it take you to write this book?
FAIRG0ER
What is the most humbling moment you've had while writing this book?
Anderson
Thank you for sharing!
Fairgoer1506
Hello
Fairgoer1451
I had a traumatic experience in the past that affected me so greatly. Not sure if I already got over it, but I find comfort from listening to you both. Thank you
Gladys
Good evening! First time tuning in on your live booth. Noticed the nice book cover. Did you draw it yourself?
Marco
A very interesting topic to write about. How long did it take to complete your book?
Gladys
Nice! A collaboration between you and your mom. Did your kids also get involved in the completion of the book?
Marco
Family is indeed important. They will always be there when no one else is.
Gladys
When the pandemic happened and everyone was doing the quarantine, a lot of us discovered some things that we never expected that we really had.
Marco
Gotcha! Are you planning to publish another book anytime soon?
Fairgoer748
wow, do you have any plans to join to a physical book fair. if ever there will be?
Fairgoer748
Wow, I will look forward to that.
Fairgoer748
what matters most to you about family?
Fairgoer748
I mean what is the secret to have a strong family?
Fairgoer748
I believe that going out with your kids will be the best bonding in life
Fairgoer748
aside from being an author what do you do?
Fairgoer748
wow, admire front liners like you specially in this pandemic.
Fairgoer748
look so cute
Fairgoer748
who do you relate your characters in real life?
Fairgoer1248
How many books that you have?
Fairgoer1248
I remember the days when we can still travel far but now it so hard
Fairgoer1248
how long you have been as an author? I can see that you still look young.
Fairgoer1451
I can tell that you really thought about what the title is going to be.
Fairgoer1770
Is there a specific reason or explanation why you named the character Bruce?
Mira
Please share to us the journey of putting the book together. From the idea to thinking about the illustrations..
Fairgoer1770
Do you see yourself differently now that you have become a writer?
Fairgoer1770
What message would you like the readers to realize?
Mira
What famous person would you like to meet?
Mira
What is your favorite family tradition?
Fairgoer1451
Do you find comfort in writing?
Fairgoer1770
While writing the book, was there a time where you felt like almost giving up?
Fairgoer1770
Would you agree that it's the kids who are most affected by the pandemic?
Fairgoer1451
Aside from your family, are there other people who supported you becoming a writer?
Fairgoer744
Hi Tonya, keep it going. You're doing great!
Fairgoer744
What is your plans for your book? Or shall i say goal?
Tyron Cal
Is this project a therapeutic process for you due to your own personal experience with the pandemic?
Tyron Cal
D you think we'll ever go back to the old normal?
Fairgoer1955
Is this available in audible?
Fairgoer748
are you open for book tour in the near future?
Fairgoer748
yes! I agree with you, talking to someone and pretend we are in the 90's.
Fairgoer1964
I think you should create a children's book on the past generations, especially the 1990s.
Mike
Hi Tonya! love to see you live again.
Gladys
What exercises can you recommend to someone with acute scoliosis?
Fairgoer383
I love this live session here. Good topic! Keep it up smile
Gladys
This makes a great Christmas gift!
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While the World was Paused

My book is about a young boy named Bruce who has to quaritine with his family during the covid pandemic. It describes things that they did during their quaratine time and what he learned about himself, his family and his neighborhood.