Category Archives: dreams

The Importance of Picture Books

It’s Picture Book Month, and that means writers and readers are celebrating¬† picture books with exhibits, class and skype visits. But mostly, people are celebrating by reading, which is the best way to celebrate anything. Over at the Picture Book … Continue reading

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Inches and yards

The weeks just before and after a book come out are crazy-making time. Strangers read your book and the past three years of your life are suddenly open, flipped through and judged. These are the weeks when I wake up … Continue reading

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This bottle tree was a gift from my mom to celebrate the launch of Dream Boy, my book with Mary Crockett, which is out today. Mary and I we were friends before, but our friendship was truly sealed in the … Continue reading

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Dream Boy Blog Tour: The Launch

We laughed. We yelled. We teased. We listened to each other sound off about flooded basements and tricky freelance assignments and sick cats and crazy people. We tramped around the woods and solved a few (but by no means all) … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Lisa Maxwell’s Sweet Unrest

After spending the past week watching generous bloggers reveal the cover of my own book, I am super psyched to be able to show off someone else’s. And so… (insert respectful and eerie silence here) … presenting:¬†Sweet Unrest by D.C.-area … Continue reading

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