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November Already!!

Posted by Antonee Boykin on November 1, 2011 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (2)

It's November already! Where did the time go?!  Things have been going great for "Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen." All of the acceptance and positive feedback has been very encouraging.  The second book is underway, and I'm working with the same great illustrator (Dia Reddo) as before. 


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Book Launch

Posted by Antonee Boykin on September 27, 2011 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The "Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen" Book Launch (9/25/11) was extremely successful! To receive support from people and for them to react so favorably to this book makes me feel really good! The word SUPPORT is but seven letters but the impact is tremendous!  **I want "Alex and Tony" to go global and printed in other languages! It's possible. **



Here I am below...

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Friday, September 23 - My Day with Some Awesome Children!

Posted by Antonee Boykin on September 27, 2011 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

On Friday (September 23) I got a chance to visit two elementary schools in the Mobile, AL area.  I got to interact with the children at both schools and they were extremely attentive and loved the story.  The first school was Fonde Elementary School...

Here I am with a group of 3rd graders in the media cente...

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My Interview With Birmingham's (AL) ABC 33/40

Posted by Antonee Boykin on September 5, 2011 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (2)


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Today I had the pleasure of discussing "Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen" on a local tv station (Birmingham, AL---ABC 33/40) ! I was nervous and excited all at the same time - but I'm super happy for the opportunity tha...

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Give a Little

Posted by Antonee Boykin on August 11, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The "Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen" book launch will be held in Mobile, AL on Sept 25 (detailed information under "Upcoming Events" in the sidebar).  As this event draws near, I encourage everyone who is capable to donate! Not solely for the book launch, but for other books, events, and etc. related to the success of the Alex and Tony series as well.

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YAAAY!!!!!

Posted by Antonee Boykin on August 5, 2011 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (5)

The book  ("Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen" which can be ordered here  ;) )  came earlier this week and both Dia and I received ours on the same day.  I think using the word "excited" to describe how we both felt on that day is an understatement. 


Here I am holding the book self-portrait style...

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The Family...

Posted by Antonee Boykin on August 4, 2011 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (3)

...still waiting for Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen to become available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble (online) OH and it'll also be available on Kindle as well.  So while we wait :D I'll give you a glimpse of the familiy!!! Hope you love it, it's the only peek. You'll have to purchase the book for more...and I know you will ;)



Dia Reddo, Artist Extraordinaire :)

Posted by Antonee Boykin on July 29, 2011 at 12:04 AM Comments comments (1)

 

I couldn't have asked for a smoother process in working with an illustrator.  It was like some of my ideas were literally pulled from my mind and created for me to physically see. I have so much respect for the talent that Dia Reddo possesses.  She has been instrumental in making such a big dream come true.  She's beyond gifted...

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BOOK PUBLISHED!

Posted by Antonee Boykin on July 27, 2011 at 10:14 PM Comments comments (0)

I got notification that Alex and Tony Learn to be Gentlemen was published today!! This is like a birthday to me. The fact that the illustrator is even more excited lets me know that our working together was indeed a blessing! **Much love to Dia Reddo!**

Information on how to order soon!!

Who are Antonee Boykin, Alex, and Tony?

Posted by Antonee Boykin on July 19, 2011 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

It's always been a dream of mine to write books.  I can remember stapling sheets of paper together as a child and creating stories or other creative writing works.  As I got older, my childhood hobby never died, but took a backseat to "life"...school, work, parenthood!  However, making time for what was once an enjoyable hobby always remained a priority. 

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