Category: Recent Ramblings

Angel’s Amazing Artwork

Angel sent me some amazing artwork of Caden from THE LAST DRAGON CHARMER! I love his eyes and his expression. It made my week!

Thirteen Doorways – Wolves behind them all.

This was historical fiction told from POV of a ghost. It was very interesting. Conversations between the dead lacked quotations marked which seemed to make the ghost conversations eerie and quiet. I enjoyed it! And I will leave more detailed thoughts later.

100 Books!

3. The Benefits of Being an Octopus – by Ann Braden. A good book about socio-economic class divides, growing up, and facing challenges!


I’m excited to be part of #KidsNeedMentors.  I’ll be partnering with two wonderful NC Schools – Franklin Elementary in Mount Airy and Pleasant Grove Elementary in Morrisville! Click the link above to read more about this wonderful program! I’ll post more as the year… Continue Reading “#KidsNeedMentors”

100 Books…

My goal this year is to read 100 books. Currently, I’m at seventeen. I actually think I’m a little over that since I’ve read some unpublished works and there are a few books I did not finish (DNF). But there is nothing wrong with… Continue Reading “100 Books…”

Kidlitcon 2017 with the KidLitosphere in Hershey, PA this Friday and Saturday!

I’ll be on a fabulous panel about Villains in MG with great authors, librarians, and bloggers.  Come and check it out. Also, click the KidLitCon banner to find out more about KidLitCon 2017 and to enter Kidlitosphere Central.

Iron Guy Carl for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

    Iron Guy Carl interviewed me on his wonderful blog! And he reviewed all my books. Check out the interview and reviews by clicking the here.  Read Iron Guy Carl’s blog and you’ll also find great interviews with authors like Rick Riordan and… Continue Reading “Iron Guy Carl for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library”

VILLAIN KEEPER and QUEST MAKER ebooks are on sale!

ROAR! The ebooks for The Last Dragon Charmer #1 (VILLAIN KEEPER) and #2 (QUEST MAKER) are on sale for $1.99 at Amazon, B&N, and kobo!

Write-On Camp at the Weymouth Center

I’ll be instructing again at Write-On Camp for 3rd-5th graders at the historical Weymouth Center and home of the NC Literary Hall of Fame. Click the picture above (from the Weymouth webpage) or read below: “Each August, in a setting that has inspired writers for… Continue Reading “Write-On Camp at the Weymouth Center”