The Call

While acceptances from children’s magazines usually come through the mail, acceptances from publishers usually come in the form of a phone call from the editor or the author’s agent.  Struggling writers often wonder if they’re ever going to make it to that point.  Eight writers from the Erin Murphy Literary Agency have joined together to start … More The Call

Happy Release Day!

Sure, Amazon has been selling SUSPECT for weeks now.    But today, October 1, is the official release date of SUSPECT.  It’s a bit like the due date for a baby.  The little one may arrive early unless the author is a big name like J.K. Rowling or Suzanne Collins.

Mix and Mingle

You’re invited to the launch party for SUSPECT at Literary Life! WHEN: Thursday, October 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 WHERE: 758 Wealthy Street SE   Grand Rapids, MI Things should be lively since the Wealthy Street Autumn Stroll will also be going on.  I’m hoping to have coloring pages available from SAVING THE GRIFFIN as well.  A … More Mix and Mingle

Sit, Stay, Write!

I did an interview  for Luke and Nemo at Biscuit Break for their “Sit, Stay, Write!” series.  These two shelties belong to Jeanie Franz Ransom.  They love hanging out with her on the front porch in her outdoor office when she works.


My author copies of SUSPECT arrived today.  The computer screen really doesn’t do justice to just how vivid the pink is.  I held the book up to the computer screen. It’s not quite a match.