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Ian Lendler, Braden Lamb, Shelli Paroline, First Second, evolution, picture book

Hey, Y'all! I'm in Entertainment Weekly!

Due to great laziness, there are looooong gaps between me posting updates. However, every once and a while enough coolness comes along that simply forces me to alert the world:

Saturday is here! The reviews are in....

Hey y'all!

So Saturday is here. It's real. It exists, and some reviews are in. I thought I'd just leave there here on the table:

Booklist said:

Salina Yoon, Serge Bloch, Saturday, Ian Lendler, picture book

Sometimes this happens...

Being a writer is lonely, poorly-paid, frustrating, ego-crushing, time-consuming, unappreciated, overwhelming, OCD-inducing, enervating, daily-grinding, and sometimes-you-work-for-a-whole-year-on-a-book-and-it-doesn't-sell-and-you-think-"oh no I've wasted my life"-ing.

Moments From My Week

–That moment 50 pages into a book when I realize I don’t like it and I want to stop reading but I also think I might be betraying literature and literacy if I put it down.

Little Sid, Xanthe Bouma, Ian lendler, Buddha, picture book

Presenting My Next Picture Book...

Hey y’all!

It’s been…uhh…a long time since I last posted, basically because I’m lazy and the thought of dealing with HTML makes me break out in a cold sweat. On the upside, this ensures that when I do post it’s for a darn good reason.