Monthly Archives: September 2010


Florida Reading Association

I’m on my way back to the farm after a couple of days speaking at the Florida Reading Association.  A wonderful group of reading teacher who could not have been kinder.  Thank you for inviting me! Tomorrow morning I’ll be back in my little office writing and I’m looking forward […]


Skype Visits. See you there! 1

Now that school is back in session…  I’m actively booking Skype visits.  I did several virtual visits last year and had a blast!  It’s a good alternative (and a lot less expensive) to a “live” author visit (but I am actually “live” during the Skype visit)  If you are interested, […]


Puyallup Pies. Florida Reading Association. 2

It’s the last pie competition of the year.  Marie’s on her way up to the Puyallup Fair in Washington with these three beauties.  Daughter Niki is also baking madly for the competition. Sadly, I won’t be with them to report personally (for the first time in years).  I’m down on […]


Thunder Cave. Labor Day. Oprah.

Labor Day.  Tomorrow many of you will be back in school (if you haven’t already started school).   Welcome back! I hope your summer was restful.  I know that mine was.  I’ll be heading back to school (or schools) as well this week. A couple days ago I received this wonderful […]


Contest #3 is over. Contest #4 has commenced. 1

Contest #3 is over and the winner has been contacted. They will be sent a signed hardback copy of TENTACLES. For those who didn’t win don’t despair.  Contest #4 is up with another question and will run through September 16th.  The prize is another signed hardback copy of the sequel […]