Author: Lisa

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You fail only if you stop writing. Ray Bradbury And sometimes, we really need to define the word “stop.” Because it’s better to interpret that stop as quitting. And as quiet as it got? I never quit. Some of that time was spent hiding, cooking amazing foods, hanging out with the family, rescuing a couple…
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May 13, 2021 0

Happy Book Birthday, The Perfectly Perfect Wish!

So pleased to share my newest picture book with the world! This one is illustrated by the talented Jessica Courtney-Tickle, and tells the story of a young girl who finds a wish in the grass while waiting for the bus to school. “Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about…
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February 4, 2020 0

Launch Party!

Mark your calendars! It is almost time to celebrate the release of REMARKABLES, illustrated by David Litchfield! Date: Tuesday, September 10thTime: 6 PM to 8 PMPlace: The Carver Room of the NOLS – Port Angeles Branch Library Information about book vending forthcoming, but also feel free to bring your shiny new copy with you! Preorder…
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August 12, 2019 0

Perfectly Perfect Cover Art!

As is the way of such things many times, I discovered the cover art for THE PERFECTLY PERFECT WISH on a blog dedicated to picture books. Sure enough, a little poking revealed it was on my publisher’s website and all the major retail outlets, so now I can share it here, as well as invite…
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June 25, 2019 0

Sale Announcement: TWISTY TURNY HOUSE

OH, SO HEY, REMEMBER WHEN I SAID PUBLISHING MOVES SLOW HA HA HA I HAVE BEEN SITTING ON THIS SALE NEWS SINCE FEBRUARY OF LAST YEAR AND THEY MESSED UP THE TITLE (TURNY WITH A “Y”) BUT WHO CARES, BECAUSE LOOK AT THE ILLUSTRATORRRRR… That’s right… the illustrator for the amazing A Day in the…
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June 13, 2019 0

Norwescon 42 Follow-up: Choose-Your-Own Adventure Panel!

It was a glorious weekend full of programming and cosplay, but now we are home, unpacked, and ready to reflect. Part of that includes fulfilling my promise to share the notes from the “Choose-Your-Own Adventure” panel, hosted by the teen track and described thusly in the guidebook: Audience participation mayhem ensues as our troupe of…
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April 29, 2019 0