Category: Recent Ramblings

School Visit – Ocracoke!

I had a wonderful school visit with the fourth and fifth-graders of Ocracoke School on Ocracoke Island, NC. The kids were fantastic. So were the teachers and parents – including Ms. Sundae Horn who wrote an article about the visit for the Ocracoke Current….

Old dogs and new.

Very sadly, my and my mother’s dogs passed away last year about 6 months apart. They were old – Sally was almost fifteen-years-old and Simon was just shy of seventeen-years-old.  They’ve both been part of the family for a long time and were very…

Realm Breaker is out today!

My final book in the Last Dragon Charmer series is available today! That means that all three books are ready to be read! That’s all for now!

VILLAIN KEEPER ebook on sale!

Click on the cover to get a copy of the first book in the series!

QUEST MAKER paperback is available today!

Today is pub day for the paperback for QUEST MAKER (The Last Dragon Charmer #2), and the paperbacks look great. Copies can be ordered at your local independent bookstore (see list to the left), Amazon, B&N, and wherever books are sold! Not only that, there…

Happy New Year 2017

Book Blast – SCBWI

Check out the latest book blasts via SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators)!!! Click on the covers to see the  blast for VILLAIN KEEPER and for QUEST MAKER.     To browse all of the book blasts check out this link.  

Happy National Book Lover’s Day!

This same thing happens to me every time I open a book.

REALM BREAKER Cover and VILLAIN KEEPER/QUEST MAKER Giveaway

Look at the lovely cover art! It compliments the first two books in the series nicely. Take a look. If you’d like to enter the giveaway for books one and two: VILLAIN KEEPER and QUEST MAKER you can do so HERE.

Cover Reveal for REALM BREAKER

YA (and Kids) Books Central is revealing the cover of the final book in my The Last Dragon Charmer series: REALM BREAKER tomorrow at 10 am. Yay!!! (And thanks very much to YABC!) The link will be live 10am on June 21st. Once the…