Monthly Archives: September 2010


Politics & Prose, National Book Festival

I had a wonderful time at the National Book Festival in DC yesterday.  The brutally hot weather didn’t seem to deter the book lovers. I hear there were well over a 100,000 people on the mall celebrating the written word.  I think I drank about 3 gallons of water while […]


The 39 Clues: Cahill vs. Vespers 3

Here’s some breaking news…  I’m delighted to report that I will be writing the 4th novel in the continuation of The 39 Clues: Cahill vs. Vespers. This is going to be a blast! Here’s the Press Release from Scholastic. THE 39 CLUES® bestselling multi-media franchise BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH THE […]


Contest #4 has ended, which leads to Contest #5

Contested #4 has concluded and the winner has been notified.  They will receive a signed copy of Tentacles. Of course this means that Contest #5 has commenced.  If you want to win a signed copy of “I,Q Book Two: The White House go to my Contest page, follow the rules […]


Endeavor Charter School Skype 2

I had a fabulous time this morning Skypeing with a smart bunch of 6th graders at Endeavor Charter School in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The emphasis was supposed to be on my novel “Jaguar” which they use in their curriculum, but the students and teachers were very familiar with my other […]


Puallyup Fair Ribbons 1

As promised here are the results of the last pie competition of the year at the Puyallup Fair in Washington.  Marie got a blue for her rhubarb, third in the Pillsbury Pie competition, and an honorable mention for her third pie.  Honorable Mention is not well thought of by her […]