Lots of great books to add to my “to read” list on Goodreads. House Held Up by Trees is the only title I’ve read from the Children’s selection – an amazing book. Congratulations to Jon Klassen (who I met in LA!) and all the other talented authors, illustrators, and translators on this list.
Okay, I love books but this is insane! Check out Brian Dettmer’s transformation of old books using knives, tweezers, and surgical tools. More photos and information at MY MODERN MET, The Book Surgeon. And I thought it took a lot of patience to write a book!
My group blog, The Mixed-Up Files of Middle Grade Authors, is giving away books! To nominate a library, enter a comment here by October 16, 2012. Three finalists will be randomly chosen from the list of nominees. From October 20-31st we will be asking readers to vote on which library should receive our middle grade collection. A lucky […]
I am very proud to be a member of Authors for Earth Day, an amazing program through which I will donate the fees from an author visits in April to a conservation organization chosen by the students at that school. For more information, please read this letter; Authors for Earth Day. And if you are […]
Today on From the Mixed up Files of Middle Grade Authors I posted Star Struck at SCBWI-LA which reviews my experience at the SCBWI (Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) Conference in August.
I am happy to be supporting author Sheri Radford in her fundraising efforts for Team Diabetes. Go Sheri! For more information, check out her website.
As part of Rossland’s Heritage Celebration at Golden City Days, Darcee O’Hearn and I will be offering our How to get Published workshop on Thursday, September 6th from 7-9 at the library. More information;.
I had a great time at the Kincardine Library in Ontario on August 28th. My thanks to children’s librarian Carolyn McKeeman for hosting my book reading, to Liz Dadson for her excellent write up in the Kincardine Times, and to Judi Brown for sponsoring the radio advertisements. I’ve never heard my name on the […]