Hello, friend. It’s the holiday season and I don’t know about you, but I am feeling all the feels. The lights, the tree, candles, egg nog, bring it on. I’m just waiting for our first Maine snowfall of the season which amazingly hasn’t happened yet, other than an overnight dusting that disappeared as soon as… Read more »Read More
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Come Closer… because it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!
The weather may be cooler and Halloween behind us… but who says we have to give up on free treats? Not me! I received an exciting shipment of author copies of the audiobook and hardcover versions of Black Hole Chasers… and I’m in a mood to give three sets away. Soon you could be curling… Read more »Read More
Meet The Illustrator: Yas Imamura and the Magical Power of Visual Storytelling
Oh, Readers! Have you seen the stunning illustrations in my latest picture book, The Gravity Tree? Jaw dropping, right?! Let me introduce you to the talented artist who brilliantly brought this book to life, Yas Imamura. I had the opportunity to talk to Yas about her creative process, why visual storytelling was essential for this… Read more »Read More
Chowder Rules! Earns Maine’s Lupine Honor Award!
Friends, I’ve got some good news to share and am ready to shout it from Mt. Katahdin to Kennebunkport! My latest book Chowder Rules! The True Story of an Epic Food Fight received Maine’s Lupine Honor Award! This is so special because the award is given by the Maine Library Association, what an unbelievable accolade! I mean if… Read more »Read More
This Holiday Season, I’m Wishing you Hope!
Christmas Eve Cape Elizabeth, Maine – Before a Christmas storm wipes out power to the Northeast in a solid last minute effort to top-off our disdain for 2020… I want to take a moment to say thank you to all of you. Thank you for your encouragement, your friendship, for reading my books, and… Read more »Read More
INSIDE SCOOP: Vita Lane, a debut illustrator to watch!
Fine tune your radar screens, my friends. I have a debut illustrator that you should be watching closely and snap up our book! Vita Lane brings joy, texture, symbolic, and playful color palettes to her work. Our book, Chowder Rules! The True Story of an Epic Food Fight presented an interesting challenge because it’s a true story… Read more »Read More