Blog Hop!

I’d like to thank Ann Finkelstein for asking me to participate in this blog hop. I’ve been neglecting my blog, and this gave me a reason to get back to it. Ann is a talented writer and photographer whose YA fantasy is now out on submission. You can read about her writing process here.   I’m … More Blog Hop!

Before and After Harry Potter (Grades 3-5)

It was such fun to see SAVING THE GRIFFIN turn up on a master list of fifty or so books for kids to read before and after Harry Potter.  Susan Fichtelberg and Bonnie Kunzel pulled this list together for their June, 2011 ALA presentation.    A quick cruise through Susan’s website, Encountering Enchantment, made it clear that she’s … More Before and After Harry Potter (Grades 3-5)

Narnia in Reverse

Many writers like Google alerts.  It’s a great way to see what’s going on with their latest book, especially for those of us who aren’t New York Times bestsellers.  After all,  people don’t feel the need to put up a bad review for relatively unknown authors.  But today a review of SAVING THE GRIFFIN popped … More Narnia in Reverse

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