Monday November 14, 2016
What is Cybils?
According to their website:
“Cybils Awards Mission: The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal. If some la-di-dah awards can be compared to brussels sprouts, and other, more populist ones to gummy bears, we’re thinking more like organic chicken nuggets. We’re yummy and nutritious.”
Monday April 11, 2016
I am very close to publishing my third book. It’s just as exciting as the first time around. I love my characters. They are awesome and idiosyncratic.
Below I have provided a sneak peek to Room 42:
Lunch that day was tuna sandwiches. The bread was okay, but the tuna was tasteless and watery. I took a sandwich from the counter and sat down near Luke. I didn’t see Jed around. He’d probably finished and gone outside to play basketball.
“Guess what?” Luke said.
“What?” I opened my sandwich and scraped the tuna out with a plastic fork.
“Miss Hentuckle was about to give us a test and then a pipe in the wall exploded. I had to save the whole class, and after I did, Miss Hentuckle said I don’t have to take any more tests ever again.”
“Yeah?” I liked hanging around with Luke, even though he was little. He was one of the only cheerful people around and he had a great collection of comic books. He did have one problem. It was called telling the truth. Read More>>
Monday March 14, 2016
Sunday May 10, 2015
I’m self-publishing my second book this week. Yay!
This book is entitled Car Guts.
That’s a weird name. Why would you name a book like that?
You’ll just have to read it and find out.
I wrote the first draft to this book about three or four years ago and now, after many drafts and rewrites, here we are!
Here’s a small excerpt:
A signpost with sun-faded letters swept past us. Welcome to Sandpoint, Texas. There was no shortage of sand, but there didn’t seem to be much of a point. Read More>>