Writing of the Week

September 20, 2019


I have been chosen to provide the lyrics for a children's musical in the UK. It will be based on Cinderella and will be performed in Birmingham, England on June 27, 2020. Five of the songs lyrics have already been c...

August 6, 2019

 My latest book was finally released in paperback August 1st.

 "Fuzzy Frogs and Slippery Bears" is  now available to purchase on Amazon. Go to J. Allen Shaw on Amazon or visit my newly designed

Website; Jallenshaw.com for easy one click connections to this and...

July 27, 2019

Although "Fuzzy Frogs and Slippery Bears," did not release in the paperback version in time for Swiss Days, my illustrator made a coloring page with some characters from the book. The children enjoyed coloring some of the "interesting," creations Sadiqa came up with. C...

July 8, 2019

 Book number four is getting close."Fuzzy Frogs and Slippery Bears," has a projected release date of July 25th. It will be available on Amazon or in person. This book is the most imaginative one I have written yet. Filled with amazing creatures never seen before. Desig...

April 25, 2019

I had the privilege of reading my books and sharing some of my videos with 75 1st graders at Brentwood Elementary today. The kids seemed to enjoy everything but loved the number song the best. They asked very good questions and were well mannered.

April 5, 2019

 My Fourth book is in the creative hands of my illustrator. We officially began today with, "Brainstorms! Fuzzy Frogs and Slippery Bears." I am hoping for a late summer release. Thank you all for your prayers as I have had two hip replacement surgeries and survived the...

March 9, 2019



Here is access to my newest video. It was written for a German film crew. It features the beautiful National Parks of Norway. You will need to copy and paste to view the video.

January 17, 2019

I had the privilege of being the guest speaker at Waynedale Elementary School. This kicked off their 2019 Young Authors

Contest. All the kids were great, and made me feel like a real celebrity. They were attentive and asked great questions.

One little girl almost made me...

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