Episode 58: Beyond Belief / As Fast As I can / The Power Of Positive Pranking / Dee White interview / Nat Amoore interview
Middle Grade Mavens
Today on Middle Grade Mavens, Pamela reviews, "Beyond Belief," by Dee White, and Julie reviews two books. "As Fast As I Can," by Penny Tangey, and "The Power Of Positive Pranking," by Nat Amoore. Plus Nat stops back in to the Mavens hot seat for a one year post debut follow up interview. Author links: https://www.deescribe.com.au/ Want this book at your local library? Here's what you'll need. Author: Dee White Title: Beyond Belief Format: Book Publisher: Scholastic Date: 1 April 2020 ISBN: 9781760662516 Author Links: https://pennytangey.com.au/ Want this book at your local library? Here's what you'll need. Author: Penny Tangey Title: As Fast As I Can Format: Book Publisher: University of Queensland Press Date: 31/03/2020 ISBN: 9780702262814 Author links: https://www.natamoore.com/ Want this book at your local library? Here's what you'll need. Title: The Power Of Positive Pranking Format: Book Publisher: Puffin Date: 2 June 2020 ISBN: 9780143796381 To learn more about the Mavens, head on over to https://www.middlegradepodcast.com Or to find Julie online drop by https://www.julieannegrassobooks.com And for Pamela online find her at https://www.ueckerman.net Have a question or comment? Email us at email@example.com To learn what books are in the pipeline, follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/middlegrademavens --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/middlegrademavens/message
Treating Venous Insufficiency Syndrome with Dee White
At The Heart Podcast
The vein and vascular system is an amazing network that works like a mechanical valve to keep blood flowing through the body. However, several things can occur to interfere with that circulation, leading to venous insufficiency syndrome. This happens when the leg veins are not working as they should and making it difficult for blood to reach the heart from the legs. Regardless of your occupation, whether you’re on your feet all day or sitting at desk, you could be at risk. Join us as we talk with Dee White, nurse practitioner and clinical director for the Vein & Vascular Institute, to learn more about the symptoms of venous insufficiency and how it can be treated.
Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive, non-curable condition that disrupts the body’s lymphatic system. It first appears as swollen limbs and can result from injury, radiation treatments, obesity, genetics and a wide variety of other causes. With a strong lack of lymphedema therapy in the region, Arkansas Heart Hospital trained its experts to help lymphedema patients live fuller lives. Dee White, nurse practitioner and clinical director for the Vein and Vascular Institute, is in to talk about diagnosing and treating this life-long disease.
Chapter 7 : Story Idea Seeds, Faction and Research with Dee White
The Happy Book
HELLO!Welcome to Chapter Seven of The Happy Book. In this chapter, I’ll be chatting to friend and author Dee White all about those nutritious story seeds, how we can find them, and how we can grow them. We’ll also talk about researching your ideas to provide depth and authenticity, travelling for research and expanding upon ideas.We’ll also cover real life stories that inspire fiction—or ‘faction’—and how we can honour these story ideas with authenticity and depth. Dee has been writing across several children’s book genres—from early childhood to YA—for several decades now. She has a stack of wisdom and experience to share—you’re going to need a notebook to take notes!Fire up your device, cram in those earbuds and enjoy this foray into the magical world of kids’ book creation. If you have any questions or comments, you can say hello at firstname.lastname@example.org.I’m Tania McCartney and I’m an author, illustrator and editor of children’s books. I’ve always wanted to live inside a book, and now I practically do. Welcome to The Happy Book.GUEST – DEE WHITEDee is the author of 18 books for children and young adults. Her picture book, Reena's Rainbow, illustrated by the amazing Tracie Grimwood, has been released internationally and is currently being translated into Auslan to make it more accessible to deaf children.Dee has received many writing awards including a May Gibbs Creative time residency, a SCBWI Nevada Mentorship and first prizes in the Nairda Lyne and CYA writing competitions. Her current work in progress, Beyond Belief, received a VicArts research grant, allowing Dee to spend a month in Paris researching.She has presented at conferences and writer's festivals throughout Australia and overseas, and will be a key presenter at the 2018 Sharjah International book fair. Dee blogs about writing and books at DeeScribe writing, and runs online classes for writers from all over the world through Writing Classes for Kids.SHOW NOTES00:35 Introduction01:36 About Dee02:34 A note on the sound quality03:00 A nice flat white + a water03:36 A typical writing day for Dee04:34 The importance of thinking time05:45 Writing in the dark07:34 Dee’s writing genres09:40 Not restricting yourself to genre11:37 Dee’s preferred genre12:19 All fiction is based on real life13:15 Story seeds—ideas—Letters to Leonardo15:45 Ideas from personal experiences—Reena’s Rainbow18:00 The remarkable unfolding of Paris Hunting19:50 The discovery of the story for Beyond Belief20:26 Dee’s astonishing research month in Paris21:26 Serendipity when writing stories23:47 Combining fact and fiction to make ‘faction’25:40 Golden rules for writing faction26:26 Travelling for research and fine detail26:39 Using photos to discover your characters27:15 Interviewing your own character28:03 Creating authentic fictional characters alongside real life characters30:48 The power of travel for story development31:41 Researching on the internet—pros and cons33:19 Do try to travel, if possible34:24 Inaccuracy when researching online35:14 Advice on researching facts—K9 Heroes37:48 Authenticating research38:41 How facts can change over time40:40 How far can we stretch the truth?41:53 The popularity of faction books43:09 We cannot dumb things down for kids43:59 Diversity and multiculturalism45:48 Confronting details for this age group47:26 Advice on applying for grants for travelling49:52 Advice from Dee for emerging creators50:59 Conference advice52:14 Networking online54:30 Publishers are people, too54:59 What’s coming up for Dee57:29 A refreshing up of green tea57:45 Wrap-up58:20 Coming up next week59:06 The EndMusic: Ukulele Whistle by Scott HolmesPODCAST LINKSdeewhite.comfacebook.com/Dee-White-Author-169372956427797twitter.com/DeeWhiteauthorinstagram.com/deewhiteauthorReena’s RainbowLetters to LeonardoI Am Your ProtectorK9 HeroesNeilma Sidney Literary Travel FundVicArts – for Victorian creatorsNANOWRIMOLINKStaniamccartney.comfacebook.com/TaniaMcCartneyAuthortwitter.com/TaniaMcCartneyinstagram.com/taniamccartneyThe Fantastical Flying CreatorCOMING UPChapter Eight – for you, illustrators! We’ll cover how I honed and grew my illustration journey, how to take your illustrator skills to the next level, as well as portfolios and much more.
Is It a Charlie Horse or Something More Significant with Dee White
At The Heart Podcast
Vein and Vascular Institute Clinical Director Dee White wants you to know your legs don't have to hurt and if they do what it could mean. Awarded Best Vein and Vascular Treatment, how your legs can give clues if there’s something wrong with your heart.
Dee White is the co-owner of Cooloola Coast Reality, in the idealic coastal small town of Rainbow Beach. After starting her career in the military and gaining experience working in a large real estate business in Brisbane, Dee with her family of four, made the sea change to Rainbow Beach and bought their real estate.In this episode Dee talks us through what led to the sea change, provides a personal insight into running a small business during the global financial crisis, discusses the challenges of business ownership in a small community and generally shares her lessons learnt from over 10 years of her business journey.If you would like to get involve with the conversation or be featured yourself, please get in contact through social media through Facebook @makingsmallbusinesswork or LinkedIn @alex.martindale.Alex is committed to refocusing owners to be organised & structured to improve productivity. Through her business coaching and mentoring she provides the motivation, accountability and positivity needed to make small business WORK better. So contact email@example.com for more information on the services she provides.