Interview at Middle Grade Ninja

Howdy I’m over at Middle Grade Ninja facing the 7 Questions. Buh buh BAAAAAA (or other suspenseful sounding noise) and in one of those questions I trace the origin of Jack Tripper. True story. So many many thanks to Rob at Middle Grade Ninja who also reviewed Lizzy Speare and the Cursed Tomb earlier this week. And… Continue reading Interview at Middle Grade Ninja

Vacation’s all I ever wanted

Hi! I’m been on vacation for eleven days (count em!) and it’s been fantastic. I did nothing. No kidding. No – Thing. Actually that’s not true – I went to the symphony and heard Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique and Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 and I went to the MoMA and saw Inventing Abstraction (which I didn’t… Continue reading Vacation’s all I ever wanted

Guest Post at Consuming Worlds

So I’m over….er Jonathan Muse is over at Consuming Worlds talking about what it’s like to be a muse, what Shakespeare was really like and what that wretched Marlowe is up to. Here’s a snippet:  I know that you take being a muse very seriously, but have you ever wished to be recognized for the… Continue reading Guest Post at Consuming Worlds

Interview at Picture Me Reading

So there’s this really cool book blog out there called Picture Me Reading where aside from reviewing books and talking about books, the blogger illustrates each post! Every review gets cartoon-ed. And she was nice enough to do a review of Lizzy there (4 stars! Woot!) and an interview where we talked about things like why… Continue reading Interview at Picture Me Reading

Review: The Burning of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

Hi folks. I was fortunate to get my hands on an ARC of Jen McConnel’s debut novel,  The Burning of Isobel Key and I’m so glad I had the chance to read Lou’s story. Here’s the description: Lou is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis. Ever since college, she’s lacked direction, working as a clerk… Continue reading Review: The Burning of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel