Great Reads

Writing and Your Day Job with Jeannie Mobley-Tanaka

Today I’m hosting my talented friend and agency mate, Jeannie Mobley-Tanaka, who’s debut middle grade novel KATERINA’S WISH has not one, not two but THREE starred reviews.  As if that wasn’t over-achievement enough, Jeannie is a renowned interpretive dancer (click for video) and a celebrated Anthropology/Archeology professor.  While Jeannie admits her “three” careers are now… Read more »

Peter Salomon on Novel Beginnings and HENRY FRANKS

Peter Salomon’s HENRY FRANKS appears in bookstores this month to rave reviews. Last spring I got to read the haunting opening scene and had a chance to chat with Peter about those deliriously, difficult-to-write novel beginnings. The Opening Scene of HENRY FRANKS:Spanish moss, bleached to gray in the heat, stretched down from the trees and… Read more »

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Book Birthday Party!

It’s my book birthday for   TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! To celebrate the release, we’ve got a lot going on! And there’s something for EVERYONE!CHECK IT OUT! Time Out for Teachers – Free Skype Visits and Resources for Teachers and Librarians for the 2012-13 School YearTales from the Time Out Corner – A fun video… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners …

… but in particular Craig F. Walker of THE DENVER POST for Feature Photography! 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners JOURNALISM Public Service – The Philadelphia InquirerBreaking News Reporting – The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News StaffInvestigative Reporting – Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley of the Associated PressandMichael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong of The… Read more »

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT is a Finalist in the Colorado Authors’ League Awards!

I’m so honored to be among so many talented writers! Colorado Authors’ League 2012 Awards Finalists Book-length Mainstream Fiction Safe Haven by Susan Dugan (Karat Publishing)The New Sons of Liberty by Tom Stohlgren (CreateSpace)River Stone by JB Winsor (BoulderDigital Publishing) Book-length Genre Fiction A Way in the Wilderness by Paula L. Silici (Moonlight Mesa Associates)Buried… Read more »

Colorado Book Award Finalists 2012

I’m incredibly honored to be in the company of these incredible writers! See the list below. Please join me and the other finalists as we read and sign our books at this special event: Colorado Book Awards Finalist ReadingsApril 19, 20125 – 8 p.m.Residence Inn Marriott, Denver City Center1725 Champa St., Denver, CO Readings will be… Read more »