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Things I Learned from the Launch

Wow, I can’t believe it’s almost been a month since THIS BOOK IS SPINELESS (Page Street Kids,¬†illustrated by Alice Brereton) hit the shelves. I can barely remember the last month because of all the activity, plus my mind took a while to catch up to what just went down. Here are some of the things…

A New Deal

I’m excited to share the news of my third picture book coming out Spring 2020 with Page Street Kids titled WANTED: DUSK RAIDERS and am thrilled to work once again with editor Charlotte Wenger. I can’t wait to see what illustrator Ellen Rooney does with my words. Can’t. Wait. This story was inspired by my…

This Book Is Spineless: Available for Pre-order!!

I’ve had many moments when I’ve shed tears during the process of becoming a children’s author. Rejections…check. A request for an R&R (revise and resubmit)…check. An offer…check. An agent…check. More book deals…check. Just the thought of being able to one day hold a printed, hardback copy of my book in my hands reduced me to…

More Bits of News!

Almost exactly a year ago, I conjured up an idea. An idea for a picture book. It was the title that jumped into my head, and I had to do something with it. But what? The first drafts were laughable, snortable, and not in a good way. I pushed through the bad writing, and a…

A Bit of News!

Hi all! I don’t know where the past few months went. My kids have grown inches since I last updated my blog. INCHES! OK, so I’m being dramatic. The slippery slope toward summer and then the summer months themselves can be somewhat busier for a SAHM/writer with two young boys, so I had to shuffle…

Books and Pie and Books and Pie

Hi folks! Welcome to my mash-up blog¬†of two of the things I adore in life — children’s books and pie. Yes, I also adore my husband and my children, etc., etc., but that type of content might put you to sleep. So, welcome to my inaugural blog post of what the heck A Book and…