Hello friends! It’s been a minute since I have posted here but I was very busy with THIS APPEARING HOUSE stuff and life stuff and moving stuff and book stuff and all the other stuff. But it’s time! GHOST GIRL COMES OUT IN ONE WEEK (EEK!) and I’m excited to have a couple events lined… Continue reading ONE WEEK TILL GHOST GIRL IS IN THE WORLD AND I’M A LITTLE EXCITED! CAN YOU TELL?
Hi friends! I’m going to keep this short but if you’ve been following along at home you know that I had a bit of health thing back in 2014 (lol, I got cancer). So anyway three plus years of treatment (pills and injections) and I counted down to the final injection seen here: It was… Continue reading A Quick Health Update
One of the best things about getting a book accepted by a press is getting to see what your cover looks like. I’m fascinated by book covers and even more so with an illustrator’s ability to bring to life a world that previously only lived in the author’s mind. It’s like magic! I really lucked… Continue reading Interview and Alternative Cover Sketches with GHOST GIRL Illustrator Maike Plenzke
Hi all! I’m thrilled to announce that Katherine Tegen Books/Harper Collins is going to be publishing my next middle grade spooky book in the Summer of 2022! It’s called THIS APPEARING HOUSE and for maximum effect, say it outloud. Cool, right? I’m really excited about this book, friends, because not only do I love a… Continue reading News! Publication set for THIS APPEARING HOUSE
What if our hard work ends in despair? What if the road won’t take me there? Oh, I wish, for once, we could stay gold – Stay Gold by First Aid Kit I was standing at the Grand Army Plaza subway station, staring down the tunnel waiting on the 2/3 train when those lyrics floated… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Writing Validation