I am one lucky pup to count Leslie Connor among my friends. I so wish Leslie and I lived nearer one another (though that wouldn’t make any difference now, right?!) because we would have the best coffee conversations. Of course we would talk about books and writing. And dogs! Leslie’s love of dogs was part… Read more »
My friend Dana Sullivan has a huge imagination and a huge sense of humor. And he is terrific about supporting other book creators. So it gives me great pleasure to shine the spotlight on him today, in support of his brand new series, Dead Max Comix, and the first installment in the series, The Deadening… Read more »
She gets all the credit but I do all the hard work, digging through old newspapers and archives. I guess that’s why I’m this writer’s best friend. But it doesn’t seem arf-fully fair.
This is my face when my writer asks my opinion about her first draft. I know honesty is the best paw-licy. But honesty may impact how many treats I get. Anyway, I’ve seen this before. Sooner or later, she’ll figure out on her own that she needs a plot.
Though Eddie Ellis and I have never met, any dog lover is a friend of mine! This is what Kirkus had to say about his book, Good Boy, Achilles! (published by Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan): “A moving children’s tale about the ineffable bond between a boy and a canine as they… Read more »
Today is the book birthday for Liberty — hooray! Writing Liberty was like wrassling alligators in a vat of gumbo. My creative process is always messy but it was downright discouraging as I struggled to reel in the heart of this story. It wasn’t until I gave a young German POW his own space on the page that the… Read more »
Can I say “thrilled” about today’s guest post? Not only is the kind, generous and forward thinking Laurie Thompson in the house, but she is bringing along my favorite illustrator who has shaked (shooken?) Roy Rogers’ hand: Paul Schmid. You are in for too much fun, including a giveaway so pay attention. In honor of… Read more »