Category Archives: Mission Possible

Cover up!

No, not a coverup. I mean the cover is UP. Almost… This week — tomorrow, in fact — we’re unveiling the cover of Dream Boy, a YA novel co-authored by me and my friend Mary Crockett. We are both super … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be

Canary in the Coal Mine, which is set in West Virginia, circa 1931,  has been chosen to represent the state at the National Book Festival in 2013. The announcement was made by the West Virginia Library Commission. So what does … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Book Friend

Lots of people have asked how they can help support me now that my book is out in the world. Usually I say something like “Oh, you know…” But actually, you may not. And after reading an article that talked … Continue reading

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Next Big Thing

Anne Marie Pace, who is always up to something big, tagged me last week in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. The hop (not to be confused with Friday nights in the high school gym slowdancing to Comfortably Numb) celebrates what writers … Continue reading

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Rabbit, Robot and Bell *

It has been nearly four (4) years since I interviewed the amazing Cece Bell for this blog, which means it is high time I talked to her again. Cece, as loyal readers may recall, is an author/illustrator who got her start … Continue reading

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