8
Jul
2017
Author Visit

Author Visit

By Cindy Murray on July 8, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

“I love, love your third book!” I recently presented to Mrs. Glynn’s 4th/5th grade class regarding all three of my books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Book Series. I talked about writing techniques, plot development, character ideas, and the publishing industry. Mrs. Glynn (one of Poway Unified School District’s 2015 Teacher of the […]

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8
Oct
2016
Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy receives 5-Star Review!

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy receives 5-Star Review!

By Cindy Murray on October 8, 2016 in My Posts with No Comments

I’m happy to announce that Readers’ Favorite has recognized the second book in my book series, “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy“, with a 5-star review! This review validates that this adventure-mystery is perfect for readers ages 8 to 12. Read the review at: https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/sophie-and-scotties-adventures-of-somethings-fishy

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8
Oct
2016
READERS FAVORITE RECOGNIZES “SOPHIE AND SCOTTIE’S ADVENTURES OF THE MONARCH MYSTERY” SILVER AWARD

READERS FAVORITE RECOGNIZES “SOPHIE AND SCOTTIE’S ADVENTURES OF THE MONARCH MYSTERY” SILVER AWARD

By Cindy Murray on October 8, 2016 in Press Releases with No Comments

Readers Favorite recognizes “Sophie and Scotties Adventures of the Monarch Mystery” in its 2016 international book award contest. SAN DIEGO, CA – 10/07/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries. Readers’ Favorite has become the fastest growing book review and award […]

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24
Sep
2016
Orange County Children’s Book Festival 2016

Orange County Children’s Book Festival 2016

By Cindy Murray on September 24, 2016 in My Posts with 1 Comment

I was really busy in my Author’s Corner booth selling and signing all of my award winning books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Trilogy.

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30
Aug
2016
Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock WINS GOLD FAMILY CHOICE AWARD

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock WINS GOLD FAMILY CHOICE AWARD

By Cindy Murray on August 30, 2016 in My Posts with No Comments

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock has just received the 2016 Gold Family Choice Award for being recognized as the best in children’s and parenting products. Now in it’s 21st year, the “Family Choice Award” is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer award programs in the nation. Parents can be assured […]

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16
Dec
2015
AUTHOR BOOK EVENTS 2017

AUTHOR BOOK EVENTS 2017

By Cindy Murray on December 16, 2015 in My Posts with No Comments

AWARD WINNING ADVENTURES OF SOPHIE AND SCOTTIE TRILOGY EVENTS SCHEDULE: JAN 22nd I will be pitching my Screenplay – “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery” to DreamWorks Animation. JAN 1st through DEC 31st – “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock” will be in the San Diego Public Library On-line Author Exhibit. […]

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7
Nov
2015
Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery gets 5-Star Review!

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery gets 5-Star Review!

By Cindy Murray on November 7, 2015 in My Posts with No Comments

I’m excited to share that Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery has received a 5-Star Review from Readersfavorite.com. Their website is one of the fastest growing review sites for authors on the internet and is the recipient of the “Honor Excellence” and “Best Website for Authors” awards by the Assoc. of Independent Authors. […]

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10
Jul
2014
Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies

By Cindy Murray on July 10, 2014 in My Posts with 6 Comments

One of the best recognized butterfly species on earth is the Monarch Butterfly. Each November hundreds of millions of butterflies from the U.S. and Canada migrate to a mountainous region 60 miles west of Mexico City near Angangueo, Mexico. This phenomenon is considered one of the greatest migrations on earth. Too learn more about the […]

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2
Oct
2017
OC Children’s Book Festival 2017

OC Children’s Book Festival 2017

By Cindy Murray on October 2, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

I had a great time talking with many readers ages 7 to 12 who purchased The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie books!

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21
Sep
2017
Author Cindy C. Murray Comments on Recent Female Viking Discovery Lends Support to Girl Power

Author Cindy C. Murray Comments on Recent Female Viking Discovery Lends Support to Girl Power

By Cindy Murray on September 21, 2017 in My Posts Press Releases with No Comments

Murray utilizes girl power and science to promote literacy in Sophie and Scottie action adventure trilogy.  http://bit.ly/2wxUP3o

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30
Aug
2017
Action Adventure Author Press Release

Action Adventure Author Press Release

By Cindy Murray on August 30, 2017 in News Worthy Press Releases with No Comments

http://www.freepublicitygroup.com/news/release-author-cindy-murray-action-adventure-childrens-books-aug2517/  Cindy C. Murray, Award winning author of action adventure children’s book trilogy announces 2017 Gold Family Choice Award for the entire Adventures of Sophie and Scottie chapter book series.  

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5
Aug
2017
The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series WINS 2017 Gold Family Choice Award!

The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series WINS 2017 Gold Family Choice Award!

By Cindy Murray on August 5, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

Family Choice Awards has given The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series the 2017 Gold Family Choice Award. The books’ “extraordinary” high score of 100 out of 110 qualified the series for this prestigious award. Now in its 22nd year, the “Family Choice Award” is one of the most coveted award programs in the nation. […]

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2
Aug
2017
Family Choice Awards give The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie a Top Score!

Family Choice Awards give The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie a Top Score!

By Cindy Murray on August 2, 2017 in My Posts with 4 Comments

In order to qualify for a Gold Family Choice Award, each item is judged in 11 catagories with a total high score of 110 points. All three of my books have been given 100 out of 110! This email states that this is an “Extraordinary Score!”

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24
Jul
2017
Highland Ranch Elementary Writers Camp 2017

Highland Ranch Elementary Writers Camp 2017

By Cindy Murray on July 24, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

I shared the award winning Adventures of Sophie and Scottie book series to these campers and we had a great time! We discussed writing tips, character and plot development, made some noise with the Sophie and Scottie half-beat chant, and a also read from the first book in this series; Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of […]

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13
Jun
2017
Stone Ranch Elementary Writers Camp 2017

Stone Ranch Elementary Writers Camp 2017

By Cindy Murray on June 13, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

I had a great time with the kids at this summer’s Writers Camp 2017! We discussed plot and character development, how to create a process for writing, the importance of details in your story, and ways to get published. Lots of Q & A followed with several students stating that they have read at least […]

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6
Apr
2017
Linfield Christian School Author Visit

Linfield Christian School Author Visit

By Cindy Murray on April 6, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

I had a great visit with Linfield Christian School 2nd and 4th graders. I had lots of orders and I’m personalizing and signing The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie for various students.

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16
Feb
2017
Readers’ Favorite Awards Ceremony

Readers’ Favorite Awards Ceremony

By Cindy Murray on February 16, 2017 in My Posts with No Comments

I was happy to receive my Silver Medal for winning in the Children-Adventure category for excellence in writing. This Readers’ Favorite International Awards Ceremony was held in Miami Florida where authors from all over the world attended!

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