Interview with Colorado author Jennifer Duddy Gill!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome Jennifer Duddy Gill to the blog! Jennifer’s debut middle-grade novel, The Secret of Ferrell Savage, is being published TODAY by Atheneum/Simon & Schuster!… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Todd Mitchell!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome Todd Mitchell to the blog! Todd is the author of several extremely-cool-sounding novels for young adults, including one Colorado Book Award winner and… Read more »

The day the Internet gave me a hug

When I first created this WordPress blog in 2012,  I quickly stumbled upon the “Freshly Pressed” page, which seemed to feature all sorts of interesting-sounding blog posts. “Wow, it would be pretty cool to get one of my posts up on this page,” I thought. But I assumed it was basically impossible, and soon forgot… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Stephanie Blake!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome middle-grade and picture book author Stephanie Blake to the blog! Stephanie is the author of the middle-grade historical novel The Marble Queen, which was a finalist… Read more »

Foodie Kidlit Friday: Interview with A TANGLE OF KNOTS author Lisa Graff!

Welcome back to my new blog series, Foodie Kidlit Friday! On selected Fridays, I’ll be talking to authors of great food- and cooking-themed books for kids and teens, giving books away, and sharing recipes from my own forthcoming foodie middle-grade novel, All Four Stars. Today I am thrilled to welcome the fabulous Lisa Graff to the blog! Lisa is the… Read more »

Interview with Colorado author Claudia Mills!

Welcome back to the Colorado is for Writers interview series! Every other Tuesday, I talk to different Colorado-based authors about their work and their connections to this beautiful state. Today, I’m happy to welcome chapter book and middle-grade author Claudia Mills to the blog! Claudia is the author of a very long list of children’s books (seriously, check… Read more »

Interview with Aiken Avery, author of The Disaster Tourist

Ahoy there, blog readers! (Yes, that nautical greeting was deliberate–you’ll understand why in a moment.) If you follow me on Goodreads, you may recently have seen my ecstatic review for a book called The Disaster Tourist, which takes place on a round-the-world cruise and is one of my tippy-top favorite reads of 2013. But I… The Disaster Tourist“>Read more »

Now & Later

Well, friends, blog posts have been a bit thin on the ground here recently–but that doesn’t mean that exciting things haven’t been going on behind the scenes, or that I haven’t got some great stuff lined up for you going forward! Here’s a little recap/preview. NOW (well, not right now, but recently): 1) Writing: Hey, remember that… Read more »

And the winner of GRAVE IMAGES is…

Greg Pattridge! Congratulations!   Thank you to everyone who commented last week and helped spread the word about Jenny Goebel‘s fabulous debut novel, GRAVE IMAGES. It will hit the shelves in a couple of short weeks! For those who didn’t win, you might want to add it to to your to-read list, preorder it, or, best yet, hit Jenny’s launch… Read more »