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What’s under the jacket of the new Snappsy book?

I have been waiting for months and months to find out what the case cover for Snappsy the Alligator and His…

Guess the Bird

We went hiking on Saturday. It was about an hour and a half of driving to get there, and on…

Boxes

When I got the book deal for the Two Dogs in a Trench Coat series from Scholastic, I knew I…

New Video: Hunting for Wild Ideas

One of the most frequent questions authors get is “where do you find ideas?” It’s an understandable question. People want…

New video: We Love Books! (like that’s a surprise)

One thing my kids and I like to do on school breaks is to come up with silly video ideas….

School Visit Fun

tl;dr: leap into that thing that’s been scaring you, keep writing, keep revising, author visits are valuable. And if you’re interested…

Revisions: my current interminable process

You know how sometimes you hear an author say, “Oh, I worked on this book for ten years.” And you…

You Won’t Believe What Happens When This Mild-Mannered Author Turns Violent!

Do you like my clickbaity blog post title? Sure! Why not! If it works for all those weird links at…