MY YEAR OF EPIC ROCK on (super) sale

Right now, if you want a copy of MY YEAR OF EPIC ROCK, it can be yours for your Nook for $2.99 and for your Kindle for $2.51. So if

Fun group author event

Last week, I was part of a super fun middle grade author panel with Laura Diamond (The Zodiac Collector) and Amie Borst and Bethanie Borst (Little Dead Riding Hood) at Barnes

Market for food allergy drugs worth nearly $21 billion a year

I’ve heard all about cures and trials and so on, and until they’re real, approved and working for a large segment of the population, I won’t hold my breath, but

Sparking a child’s love of writing

I had the chance to interview authors Ellen Potter and Anne Mazer about their highly-regarded Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook.  My Q&A with them is over at From the Mixed-Up Files…. of Middle Grade Authors. Come

This Saturday: author event in Kingston, NY

Please come on Saturday, June 27 at 1:00 PM to the Kingston, NY Barnes & Noble for an author event with Amie Borst, Laura Diamond and me.

Saturday, June 27 middle grade author event in Kingston, NY

For anyone in or around upstate New York on Saturday June 27, please join me (talking about My Year of Epic Rock), Amie Borst (Little Dead Riding Hood) and Laura

BEA 2015

This was my third BEA (and last for a while, since next summer the conference is heading to Chicago). I enjoy it more each year because I scale back what

BEA 2015

Alright, heading off to BEA in NYC. Really looking forward to this (even though it’s at Javits). I’ll report back.

Another Person’s Poison

There’s a new book out about food allergies. Written by Matthew Smith, an academic and medical historian, he gives a cultural history and overview to the disease in “Another Person’s

YA Lit with Food Allergies

A fab roundup of YA titles that involve food allergies, which authors Stephanie Khuen, Ayun Halliday, Hanna Moskowitz, Janet Gurtler and yours truly. Thanks Teen Librarian Toolbox for the feature