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Tucson Festival of Books 2014

Well we had a great time at the 2014 Festival of Books at the University of Arizona! Two days of meeting new Violet fans and even some that already knew all about us. The weather was beautiful and the crowds were large, even a bit overwhelming at times. But we made it through and what […]

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Tomorrow is the Day!

Tomorrow, Saturday March 15th, 2014 marks the first day of the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books and My Black Dog Books’ first foray into public sale of our print books and meeting our fans in person. As I have stated over and over, Jeff and I hope to see as many of you there as […]

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It’s Almost That Time…

As the weekend approaches I am working on finishing up the final touches for our booth at the Tucson Festival of Books. Yesterday I received two new print copies of our books in the mail to be proofed and approved for sale online – “Violet’s the Night Before Christmas” and “All I Want Is to […]

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Hello again!

Hi everyone! I know its been awhile since you’ve seen any new stories from My Black Dog Books, but rest assured they are on the way! Jeff is busy programing two new Violet stories and I am working on our upcoming Christmas book as well as a completely new series. I hope you all like […]

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New Violet for the 4th of July!

Hi everyone! Here is a sneak peek at the newest Violet book (title is still a work in progress). Artwork is under way and the book will be out for download June, 2012. -Allison

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App Updates Now Available

Updates to “Violet’s Bunny Trouble” and “Witchemina” are now available in the App Store. These updates repair any bugs associated with the iPad 2 and iPad 3.

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Want more Violet? You got it!

All you Violet fans out there will be excited to know that there are quite a few new Violet Apps in the works. I am now in the first drawing stages of our first 4th of July story, set for release June, 2012. Soon after that I will begin work on Violet’s first Thanksgiving book […]

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iPad 3 compatibility updates on the way!

The release of the iPad 3 means not only a new screen resolution, but new naming conventions for the programming code. We have learned that universal apps containing iPod/iPhone retina images must update their code to be compatible with the latest iPad programming format. Those apps not updated will not function on the new device. […]

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Creating an Interactive Children’s Book from Start to Finish

If you’re interested in how we create our children’s books on the iPad and iPhone this is going to be a fun post to read. I’m going to write about in detail the process we go through in building high quality interactive books. Now this is not a definitive resource on how all digital publishers […]

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Violet and the Candy Thief – Now Available!

Just in time for Halloween a new Violet (aka Phantom Girl) mystery to solve! Help Violet and her faithful companion Phantom Dog solve the mystery of the missing Halloween candy! When creating this book we took a different route then we have in previous Violet books. We really changed the look and feel of Violet […]

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