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carmen

aurora, Colorado
Patch Land Writings is a mother and son's journey about the world of Amblyopia and Strabismus. We want to share our story with you and also to bring awareness to low vision. I would also like to hear other peoples stories. I hope to share my childrens books with all of you in the near... Full Bio
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Author Visit at Buffalo Trail by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Great day spent on Friday, Dec. 5th! I had a wonderful author visit at, Buffalo Trail elementary school. Great group of students! Spent the morning talking about my ... Read on »
Author Visit by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities What a wonderful morning as the visiting Author, with the K-2 students (330) at Florida Pitt-Waller school, in Green Valley Ranch. Great staff and thanks to the "EWI" grou ... Read on »
The 9th Annual Vision Walk by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities  Check out this segment, We are talking about the vision walk coming up in Den. and Miranda does a great job explaining her eye disease. Read on »
A Gift from a friends Passing by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As I set here this morning with my writings and my 2 dogs by my feet sipping on a hot cup of decaf, I get this call from a friend of mine that had recently lost her hu ... Read on »
Tori's Journey with Lymphatic Malformation by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Tori’s Journey with Lymphatic Malformation I would like to share this truly amazing young ladies journey with you. I had the pleasure of meeting Tori in person a few ... Read on »
August is Amblyopia Awareness Month by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As part of Children's eye and safety month, August is also Amblyopia Awareness Month. What is Amblyopia? According to the American Optometric Association, Ambloyopia (or laz ... Read on »
Writing The New Book! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Writing the next book! "Chomper My Bearded Dragon". Very excited about this one! Note, this book is not part of the "Patch Land Adventures" series. Read on »
Great Book reviews! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Two great reviews for Book Three! Thank you to Mrs World, April Lufriu, & Timothy J, Shoen. PH.D. Getting closer to print date! Here the back cover. Read on »
A Little Background On Memorial Day! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A Little Background On Memorial Day! Have a great and safe weekend! & dont forget to honor those who have passed & continue for our freedom! It is traditional ... Read on »
Blind Football Player Gets Shot To Play At Tulane University « CBS Boston by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Blind Football Player Gets Shot To Play At Tulane University « CBS Boston Read on »
Celebrate Children's Book Week! May 12-18 by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Celebrate Children's Book Week! May 12-18 Order your signed copies! Thanks for your support! www.patchlandadventures.com Read on »
Outstanding Chapter for the Foundation Fighting Blindness! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Way to go Denver! Thank you to all of our Amazing members to make this happen! We will find a cure to Blindness! "Denver Chapter has once again been named Outstanding Chapte ... Read on »
2014, Young Writer's Conference by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I was thrilled to be a presenting author for this year’s 2014, Young Writer's Conference for Jeffco Public Schools, 8 elementary schools were involved this Thursday evenin ... Read on »
Interview by Beach Bound Books from 2013 by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities (I found this on twitter the other day.) Meet Carmen Swick, Author of Patch Land Adventures Picture   What inspired me to become a Children’s author? My son ... Read on »
The unveiling of, Patch Land Adventures (Book Three) "Pirates Adventure" Front cover by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities The unveiling of, Patch Land Adventures (Book Three) "Pirates Adventure" Front cover by, Joey Manfre, my illustrator & creative partner. Great job Joey! & thanks for captu ... Read on »
Avi, the Writer/Author by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I had the opportunity to hear Avi, the writer/author speak the other night at my nieces High School. I really enjoyed his unique style of writing and storytelling. Avi share ... Read on »
HAPPY NEW YEARS! by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities HAPPY NEW YEARS! I want to thank all of you, for your love & support through this year! And making a difference in a Child's life. As we get ready to welcome the new ye ... Read on »
The Season of Gratitude by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Friends and book lovers! During this special season of gratitude, it’s important that you know how thankful I am of you! I appreciate your business & am humbled. Thanks for ... Read on »
Five Books that will Boost the Confidence of a Child with Special Needs by carmen Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Five Books that will Boost the Confidence of a Child with Special Needs Humbled and pleasantly surprised to find this in my email box this morning, sharing that my books ar ... Read on »