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I would like to thank my blog buddy who just bought three of my books...

Yeah… you know who you are… Thank you.

I just mailed a copy of books one and two of my action/humor science fiction series and a copy of my self-illustrated children’s’ book, all signed, to an undisclosed location somewhere in the United States of America. 21 more words


Spotlight on: Brooke Johnson, Author

I’ve blogged before about Brooke Johnson and her books, but she’s recently reworked the book I reviewed for real-world publication as “The Brass Giant” and so I thought I’d ask her some impertinent questions. 887 more words


THE STARS OF SUMMER blog tour kicks off!

The Stars of Summer is a little over a week away from hitting the shelves, but its blog tour kicks off today! A whole bunch of generous kidlit and food bloggers will be posting reviews, interviews, recipes, and more over the next couple of weeks, and I’ll do my best to round up the links daily here. 60 more words

Middle Grade

0114 - A Writer Intimidated

Not too long ago I joined the online critique / readers group: Scribophile. As I began to browse the categories of sub-groups to join and participate in, I found one that was an open writing competition. 327 more words

Getting Published

Nobody made me write a novel.

Beta reader responses are due within 6 days. 

I’ve discovered that noveling is making me bipolar. Normally, I love rollercoasters. And although rejection SUCKS, I can deal with rejection. 509 more words


"You don’t grow out of YA": My Interview with International Thriller Writers

Last fall, The International Thriller Writers interviewed me– they’re a great organization of highly respected authors who do a wonderful job supporting new thriller writers, with Lee Child, M.J. 1,117 more words

One more giveaway--win The Sound of Life and Everything by Krista Van Dolzer!

I’m excited for May 5 because that’s when The Stars of Summer publishes, but I’m even MORE excited to be sharing a book birthday with a debut novel I have loved for a long time:  461 more words

Middle Grade