Happy Book Birthday, No Safety in Numbers!

This is a rather unusual week for me, and maybe for any writer. I am blessed to have two books being released this week. TWO! That brings me to a grand total of four books in three months. INSANITY! I am so grateful to be in this crazy whirlwind of publishing. To honor the occasion,…

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News!

There’s been all sorts of exciting No Safety related news in the past week! First of all, have you seen the awesome book site? If not, go there right now! Once you’re there, you will find the AWESOME BOOK TRAILER! I am so excited about this! There will be a launch event for No Safety on June…

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Cover Image for The Pack

The Dogs of THE PACK!

Welcome to my new webpage! With shiny new blog! I’m so excited with how it came out—I hope you like it! This week, Dogs of the Drowned City Book 2, The Pack, was released and to celebrate, this week’s blog is about the new packmates Shep meets in this story! Just to refresh your memory,…

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And the winner is…

And the winner of the DOGS OF THE DROWNED CITY contest is… KAITLYN MARTIN! Congratulations, Kaitlyn! And since I just visited the Scholastic offices and received copies of all three of the DOGS books, I will send you signed copies of the entire series! And a bookmark! Hooray! Kaitlyn’s winning entry is below: She is a Golden Retriever named…

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ART!

Today’s blog celebrates that other creative endeavor: visual art! Above is pictured a piece of art sent to me by a fan (HURRAY FOR FAN MAIL!:) Thank you, Connor, for your awesome drawing! I also received this awesome drawing from Carter–Thank you, Carter! As you might be able to tell, I spent today answering all…

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A new direction…

In an effort to actually blog at all, I’m changing the format of the blog to focus on, well, nothing. And by nothing, I mean me and my life and more general things like what I’m doing and looking forward to in the writing world. Yesterday was the release day for my friend Megan Mayhew…

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“Climb High, Climb Far, Your Goal the Sky, Your Aim the Star.”

The title of this blog comes from the inscription on Hopkins Gate at Williams College, my alma mater. You walk through this gate and past these words after graduating—they set a pretty high bar for their graduates at Williams. The picture is of the coolest birthday present I have ever received (not to slight any…

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