How is it already December? This year, which has been both wonderful and horrible (more on both later) is nearly over and that seems impossible. So here’s some updates: Ghost Girl is 4 months old! Which is really incredible because it feels like Zee and her friends have been running around the woods, trying to… Continue reading 2021 – It’s Been A Year
Phew! It has been a WEEK…and then some. Ghost Girl came out last Tuesday and the weekend before this magical thing happened And then THIS thing happened I was fine in the store believe it or not. But hours later, back home, it hit me hard. I did it. I did the THING. I made… Continue reading Ghost Girl is a Week Old
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?
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