Yearly Archives: 2010


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 […]


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, […]