Category: writing

Friday Fable: One Good Turn Deserves Another

You may have heard of the old fable, “The Ant and the Dove”: An ant stopped at a fountain one morning to quench his thirst, but he slipped into the water and began to drown. A passing dove, seeing the ant’s plight, snapped a… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: One Good Turn Deserves Another”

Giving Away More Books

Today I’m a guest author on the awesome book blog, 10 Stories Up. Head over there to read my answers to some tough questions, like: Do you think the reason many adults condemn contemporary children’s literature is because they don’t (or choose not to) remember what… Continue Reading “Giving Away More Books”

Fogotten Fable

Yet another Friday passed without a fable from me. I had the best intentions. But the full version of Minecraft was released on Friday and my 9-year-old barricaded himself in the office for the weekend. Ealier this month, that same child came down with… Continue Reading “Fogotten Fable”

Gum, Fries, and Unwashed Drafts

Hop over to the OWL (Outrageously Wonderful Literature from the Middle Grades) today, where teacher/blogger Jill and her 7th graders ask me the best questions ever, like: When you were in middle school, what kind of student were you? Were school lunches just as… Continue Reading “Gum, Fries, and Unwashed Drafts”

More off-blog postings

I’m a guest blogger for Bookworm Lisa  today. I wrote about the route I took to becoming an author and the rewards of writing for children and teens. Check it out.

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