My Journey through the World of Childrens Book Publishing

Washington, DC….Here I come!

No, I’m not running for public office.      I’ll appear at the Barnes and Noble bookstore on Howard University’s campus at noon on December 8th. Tell your friends, family, fellow authors, kids, parents, teachers, educators, librarians. Look forward to meeting you all! Hope to take a picture with you. Above photos are from Wakandacon, […]

The Life of a Children’s Book Author

               Photos: Courtesy of Jerod Santek I was fortunate enough to visit a school with a grand total of 85 students on Washington Island, WI. Where’s that, you ask? It’s a ferry boat ride off the northeast tip of the Door Peninsula. After a rocky boat ride, my escort […]

September-October Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes

Oscar winner John Ridley. I took this photo during No Studios October launch weekend.      Photo Credit: Tom Dent at Horace Mann M.S., Sheboygan, WI Author Lynn Brunelle, Bill Nye, Science Guy fame Co-presenter at Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival   I was excited to share Mighty Marty Hayes and friends with book lovers at […]

September News Release – Chicagoland Appearances

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lora Hyler 1-414-520-0019 Wisconsin middle grade novelist appearing in Chicagoland Frugal Muse Books, Music & Video in Darien, Ill. Sept. 15 Children’s Book Fair in Hyde Park Sept. 16 Women & Children First Bookstore Oct. 4 September 2, 2018–Glendale, Wis.–Wisconsin author Lora Hyler will introduce Illinois book lovers to her […]

Wakandacon this past weekend: Lessons for Life

Wakandacon: a life changing event! I spent this past weekend as a vendor sharing my debut middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes with 2,500 festival goers in downtown Chicago. No, not at Lollapalooza, but at Wakandacon, a three-day conference held at the downtown Chicago Hilton on South Michigan Avenue, billed as […]

Mighty Marty Hayes appearing at Wakandacon, Chicago/Five-state Book Tour planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lora Hyler 1-414-520-0019 Wisconsin author’s middle grade novel appearing at Wakandacon/ Five-state book tour underway in mid-August July 27, 2018–Glendale, Wis.–Wisconsin author Lora Hyler introduces Wakandacon convention goers to her middle grade novel, The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes featuring a 12-year-old African-American superhero and a multicultural cast of […]

It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood! Homage to Mr. Rogers


Here’s the Best Thing about Life as a Children’s Author!

My dear friend, Pat Dunn and her grandson, Khalil are enjoying The Stupendous Adventures of Mighty Marty Hayes! And Khalil is the reader. Way to go, Khalil! Let me know what you think about my book. I look forward to you reading the next book. Enjoy these photos.

The Great American Read

  The Great American Read is a nationwide Public Broadcasting System (PBS) initiative exploring and celebrating the power of reading, through the prism of 100 best-loved books, according to the website. The 100 books were selected through a national survey. About 7,200 people participated. The series is designed to get people reading! Meredith Vieira, 14-time […]

Untitled Town Book and Author Festival was a huge success!

Don’t miss the great Untitled Town photos below! Don’t you love it when organizers of a book festival are setting the pace for the entire region with only their second festival? That’s true for Wendy Wimmer Schuchart, Alex Galt and the rest of the Untitled Town Book and Author Festival Board. I was thrilled to […]

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