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Wheelchair Heroine Drives Children's Fiction Forward
A new classic adventure has just been published as a free ebook on Smashwords.com and is available for immediate download. The children's novel features Connie, a feisty heroine, who leads a time-travelling quest to solve a World War Two mystery.
By: Catherine Condie
The book is already available for download at http://www.smashwords.com/
About the author
Catherine Condie is supporting an ongoing campaign to promote disability in children's fiction writing among mainstream readerships by releasing her children's/young adult ebook free of charge.
Born in Cambridge,UK, Catherine began her career in PR and corporate communications, progressing as an editor of science journals, and as communications advisor for a European programme. She currently works in internet marketing and is a school literacy governor. Catherine is also a singer/songwriter and guitarist, and plays in a rock band.
Launched in 2008, privately held Smashwords operates a digital publishing platform and online bookstore for independent ebook authors, publishers and their readers. The free service puts authors and publishers in full control over the publishing, pricing and marketing of their works. In addition to receiving exposure to hundreds of thousands of potential readers on the Smashwords web site and via distribution on Stanza, authors and publishers receive up to 85% of the net proceeds from sales of their works. For readers, Smashwords offers the opportunity to discover exciting new voices in fiction and non-fiction. Smashwords, Inc is based in Los Gatos, California and can be reached on the web at https://www.smashwords.com/