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 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
When I was in college, a friend told me that she thought I had Borderline Personality Disorder. I didn’t know what that meant so I looked it up. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. Here’s some of the signs: Extreme reactions—including panic, depression, rage, or… Continue reading Stories Are A Lie And A Truth All Rolled Up Into One
Phew. One day left. I missed it last year but this year, I got in just under the wire. You remember that scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom? Yeah. Banned Books Week = hat. So here’s my favorite of all favorite banned books: The Catcher in the Rye which has been banned… Continue reading Banned Books Week
I have a strange relationship with posthumously published pieces. In the one instance, I desperately want to read them. Especially if it’s an author I really like because then as a reader I get to momentarily undo their death and hear one last story. On the other hand it feels like cheating. It wasn’t… Continue reading On Kafka, Richter and Memories