February 28, 2018

Author and Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi (also known as Inky Girl, or @InkyElbows) has a fabulous website chock full of kidlit resources and advice, as well as info about her own fantastic books and artwork.  

As much as authors love it when readers buy their book...

February 28, 2018

A lot of people have been asking me recently why it's helpful to pre-order a book. 

Author Kim Hooper has some great insight in her article here, and summarized below:

"• If a publisher sees that a book has a lot of pre-orders, they’re likely to increase the print run to...

February 28, 2018

I'm thrilled and honored to announce that my picture book If You Catch a Story has received the 2017 Peg Davol Manuscript Award. Many thanks to the New England chapter of the Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators, and judges Jo Knowles, Brian Lies, and Je...

February 28, 2018

I'm still pinching myself! The cover art for The Magic of Melwick Orchard will be done by the immensely talented Laura Diehl. When my publisher showed me Laura's portfolio it took my breath away. Her luminous and whimsical work perfectly embodies the mood and magic of...

February 28, 2018

UPDATE: My debut middle grade novel has a new title!

It will now be called... drumroll...


You can add it on Goodreads here

February 28, 2018

Huzzah! I can finally announce that my debut novel will be published by Carolrhoda Books, an imprint of the Lerner Publishing Group in 2018.

I am so excited to work with Alix Reid, editor extraordinaire. Alix edited Gail Carson Levine's Ella Enchanted, Sonya Sones' Stop...

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