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Promoting My Graphic Novel: I've Learned From The Best

How I learned to promote my graphic novel, I Miss My Mommy

I've had to learn how to promote my graphic novel to reach my audience. It's like building a house from the ground up.

What is Your Grief Story?

I Miss My Mommy, the book for orphaned adults
I Miss My Mommy takes you right to the heart of the five stages of grief through 150 portraits, some grim, some funny, but all relatable.The ...

I Miss You Too, Daddy

I Miss My Mommy: 150 Portraits of Orphaned Adults by Alison Garwood-Jones
My new book is called I Miss My Mommy, but fathers are just as integral to the story for orphaned adults.For Father’s Day, here’s a preview of how ...

Practicing what I preach in class

Article about How Alison Garwood-Jones uses the marketing skills she teaches at SCS to reach the right audience for her new book about navigating grief.
I sat down with Sarah McDonald of the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies to talk about my new graphic novel, I MISS MY MOMMY. High...

Grief and Male Friendships

Grief and Male Friendships
I’m at the start of a book tour for my graphic novel, I Miss my Mommy, and I’ve been glad to see as many men as women reaching out to me to share w...

"I Miss My Mommy" - What Readers Are Saying

Cover of I Miss My Mommy by Alison Garwood-Jones
This is my time to say thank you to the folks who read the advance reader copy of I MISS MY MOMMY, my new picture book for big people without pare...

A visit from the TV Crew of "The Agenda"

A visit from the TV Crew of "The Agenda"
  Last week, a team from the current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin joined me in my studio for a heart to heart discussion on the...

I Miss My Mommy: a picture book to help orphaned adults through grief

I Miss My Mommy: a picture book to help orphaned adults through grief
All of us will have to do life without our parents at some point. I decided to write and illustrate a book to shows what grief looks like. I Miss My Mommy is the world's first picture book for big people without parents.