Category Archives: anxiety

Write it down: COVID-19 Writing Prompt

Whether we’re kids or adults, this is a time worth documenting, so today’s writing prompt is simple: Make a list of things that are different between today and yesterday. You can write it out as a detailed list. You can … Continue reading

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Cave, anxiety, cyclops

I moved from Queens, N.Y. to Radford, Va. when I was 3. One of my earliest memories is of a cow that broke loose from a nearby farm and walked onto our carport. My next door neighbor at the time … Continue reading

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Eye-popping cover!

SO excited to show you the new cover for Cyclops of Central Park, coming out in February from GP Putnam’s Sons. The illustrator is Victoria Tentler-Krylov and I love her work and this cover more than I can say. (Are … Continue reading

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The shape of chocolate

I was sitting at the kitchen table (which is in the dining room because our kitchen isn’t really big enough for a table) doing some prep work for a school visit. It was right after Halloween, so I was also raiding my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Self Defense

I see posts online at the start of each year with recommendations on “how authors should behave,” a list of things we should do and not do in the year ahead, mostly related to social media and reviews and writing … Continue reading

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