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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…

Two Dogs in a Trench Coat!

Fun news! I have a chapter book series coming out with Scholastic! The first book is coming out next year…