Saturday, August 20, 2022 — 12p – 3p I’ll be sharing the space at Signal/Return for a little pop up shop + reading and activities. Stay tuned! Continue reading Pop up shop at Signal/Return
I’m pleased to announce that the Audiobook edition of Where All the Little Things Live won second place in the 2022 Purple Dragonfly awards! The Purple Dragonfly Awards is an a worldwide annual contest book competition that began in 2009 to celebrate the best in children’s books. Immerse yourself in the audiobook on Apple Books … Continue reading Where All the Little Things Live wins 2nd place!
Sunday, September 18, 2022 The 2022 Kerrytown bookfest is a go, and I’m going to be in a booth! Note that this year the event is taking place at the Morris J. Lawrence building at Washtenaw Community College. Odd that it’s not in Kerrytown per se, but I’m assuming the indoor location is to cover … Continue reading Kerrytown bookfest 2022
Saturday, May 21, 20222p – 4p Northville District Library 212 W Cady StNorthville, MI 48167United States Sunday, May 22, 20222p – 4p Brighton District library 100 Library DrBrighton, MI 48116United States Continue reading A weekend of author fairs
I met a fellow creative, Linda K. Sienkiewicz, at a local SCBWI event. She wrote a children’s book called Gordy and the Ghost Crab, and an adult novel In the context of Love, and many others. She has a feature post on her blog where she shares other creatives’ journeys. I am thrilled to have … Continue reading What, why, how
I’d never read a book told from a multiple first person perspective and was really curious how it would work. There were times when I would forget who was talking, but that only happened if I put the book down, which frankly wasn’t often. It was a compelling read that pulled me through pretty quickly … Continue reading Review: The Rejects of Room 5
There’s something magical about music boxes… I have one from when I was child that plays swan lake, and another from my wife’s childhood that plays happy birthday. I love the way they slow down and eventually stop. They evoke peaceful memories of that time. I never thought someday, it would be possible to have … Continue reading Severed Sky Music Box
I’ve been editing and revising Tamaishi for several weeks now and I’m nearly ready to move ahead with a second printing. It’s been a joy to rework everything: Where All the Little Things Live pushed me in ways that I didn’t expect and looking back on Tamaishi I could clearly see opportunities for improvement. While … Continue reading Tamaishi Second Edition
Save the date for Sunday, December 5th! Thanks to the Michigan SCBWI, I’ll be sharing a table with several authors at the Holiday Art Fair. Come stop by! I’ll be reading @ 2:00 pm. Continue reading Event 12/5/2021: Ann Arbor Holiday Art Fair!
It’s been three years, and I’m down to a couple dozen copies of Tamaishi. It’s been two years since I did any in person events, but I sold a fair number of books recent weeks. I started considering a reprint. Live and Learn Looking back at the book, it’s clear there is room for improvement. … Continue reading A work in/of progress…