“It's about time that all of us, like Dana, realized that little girls are onto something.”

Lauren Faust

I show my face in public

So, speaking in front of people is a thing I do now. For instance, earlier this month I was down in Portland, for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association tradeshow. I spoke at the “Kids’ Table” dinner event, with some awesome other writers: Matthew Holm (“Sunny Side Up”), Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson (“Leo: A Ghost Story”), and Judy Schachner (“Dewey Bob”). All… Read more →


So I’ve just won a Washington State Book Award! The Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award, middle grade reader category. I’m a little overwhelmed. It’s an amazing honor. Read more →

Unicorn selfies!

From the Sunday that’s running today. Because people wanted these for things like making icons. Go forth, my unicorn children!   Read more →

It’s an honor just being nominated

But I’d still like to win. I’m a finalist for a Washington State Book Award. Specifically, I’m one of three finalists for the Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award, middle grade reader category. Will I win? Come to the awards ceremony at the Seattle Public Library, main branch, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. It’s open to the public. (One of the… Read more →