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Procrastination, and scaring the words away

Oh boy, have I ever been procrastinating. See this sparkly new website design? That was a massive procrastination task. There’s…

Snappsy review at the Baby Bookworm

I like this review a lot, mostly because of the super cute tiny kid reading Snappsy.

New year, new newsletter

I have moved my newsletter to Mailchimp! It was easy. I moved because my old mailing list support company conglomerate…

Mega 2016 Picture Book Giveaway!

I have teamed with some of my 2016 picture book debut pals to coordinate a MEGA GOODREADS GIVEAWAY! Seven of…

Time to vote in The Undies!

Do you peek under book jackets? You should! The past few years have seen a rise in creative case covers…

How to Succeed as a Children’s Book Writer

I’ve wanted to be a writer my whole life. I wrote a book of short stories when I was 8…

Snappsy is a Goodreads Choice nominee!

I am honored that Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) has been nominated for a Goodreads…

Pitching Your Manuscript: How and Why

The day after I recorded my class video with Julie Kingsley for The Manuscript Academy, I realized (with horror!) (or…