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May 18, 2019

Being an author involves so much more than just writing books. There's organizing book tours (which are happening, by the way! Stay tuned for details!), and designing swag, and checking your Amazon rankings incessantly*, and writing blog posts like this one, and checki...

May 13, 2019

This is Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series about book covers that work, and why.

Today we’re looking at the cover of COWHIDE-AND-SEEK, written by Sheri Dillard, illustrated by Jess Pauwels, and designed by Frances J. Soo Ping Chow. This cover is so cute an...

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I get this question a lot.

It's totally understandable. Nobody has ever seen my name before, and it's not pronounced phonetically in English-speaking c...

Uh... How Do You Say Your Name, Again?

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