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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.

Author brings Shakespearean plays to life with graphic novels in visit to Kingsbury High School

Alright, so I'm sure you're all getting sick of me talking about my UK trip (see previous posts). And my hair is WAAAAY funky in this picture, but I got to talk to my sister-in-law's old high school, which I thought was very cool.

Stratford Zoo Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare Ian Lendler

Romeo and Juliet – Kirkus Review

Woo-hoo! The first "official" review is in for The Stratford Zoo's performance of Romeo & Juliet, and I couldn't be happier.