My post is up over on the Nerdy Book Club. Click over to read why I write and what I watched over Thanksgiving Break.
I’m home for the holidays now, but November’s been a busy month. Illustrator Brian Lies and I attended the Wisconsin Book Festival. Here we are (thanks, librarygrl2): The next weekend, I headed over to the Loft Literary Center, for a reading with writer pal Julie Bowe. Last Sunday, Malcolm and I were featured in my hometown newspaper, the Leader Telegram. more »
This past weekend, I got the chance to participate in a super fun event dedicated to books for kids: the Tweens Read Book Festival in Houston, TX. Twenty-one authors, hundreds of middle grade readers, personalized cupcakes, hand-made knitted water bottle cozies, 85 degrees weather (it was a wet and coooold 45 degrees when I left Wisconsin)—well, let’s just say, as more »
This was great event–lots of amazing book creators and eager readers–but my favorite bit was getting to meet (and present with!) Brian Lies, the illustrator for MALCOLM AT MIDNIGHT.
Malcolm came out as an audiobook from Recorded Books this week. Part of my never-skip writing process is to read my work aloud, so I’ve “heard” Malcolm many times…in my voice. But this is a first to hear it read by someone else! Want to listen? Click the cover for a little preview!