Category Archives: Ninja vs. Pirates

Writing Diary Entry #4


June 22 – June 28 This week went to book 3 of my series. And I didn’t actually have a chance to write on it at the end of the week. I didn’t work on the fairy tale at all, and it doesn’t look good for this week either. I received some edits back from …

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Ninja vs. Pirates Goodreads Giveaway


Hi friends, Click on over to Goodreads and enter the Giveaway for my Children’s Book, Ninja vs. Pirates! Goodreads Book Giveaway Ninja vs Pirates by Dorlana Vann Giveaway ends August 16, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win Are you Team Ninja or Team Pirate? Step into the hilarious imagination of Riley …

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Ninja vs Pirates is now available :)


Hi Friends, My new children’s book, Ninja vs Pirates is now available in paperback for $5.99 at Amazon.com   Are you Team Ninja or Team Pirate? Step into the hilarious imagination of Riley and Richard as they use clowns, ghosts, poop, and jokes to argue who are the better warriors—ninja or pirates? Riley dramatically acts out …

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Video: Dean talks about children’s book, “Ninja vs Pirates”


So I’ve posted a few times about my upcoming children’s book, Ninja vs Pirates, which I wrote for my 8-year-old son, Dean.  The following is an excerpt from the acknowledgement page in the book that I think explains this project best: I would like to thank my smart and witty, 8-year-old son, Dean. If he …

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Book Cover: Ninja vs Pirates


Hi Friends,I have finished the cover for my upcoming (May 2012) children’s book , Ninja vs. Pirates, and wanted to share. The first cover I made Dean had said it needed a little more color with an added:  “I can’t even look at it!” as he shielded his eyes away from the computer. Since this book …

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Ninja vs. Pirates photo shoot


Ninja vs. Pirates is a children’s book I’m writing for my son, Dean, and he’s the illustrator. (There is more info about how this project started on my About Dorlana page.) As the book has progressed, there have been changes, of course. Now, instead of it being entirely illustrated, there will also be photos. And …

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