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Another (tiny elephant) milestone

The word from them’s in the know is that the tiny elephant book now has over a quarter of a million copies in print and I am not even sure what to do with that information, to be honest. My first reaction is “holy heck, that is a lot of books.” Which is true. A…
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May 5, 2022 0

Perfectly Delightful

Just received word that THE PERFECTLY PERFECT WISH, illustrated by the talented Jessica Courtney Tickle, is a finalist in the picture book category for the Golden Sower Award 2022-2023, which is presented annually to the authors and illustrators of the best books, as voted by school-age children in Nebraska. Happy to be keeping company with…
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January 24, 2022 0

And the first review is in!

Publisher’s Weekly has read TWISTY-TURNY HOUSE and says many nice things, finishing with “the cat’s initial foray down the house’s twisty-turny staircase is positively cinematic as the creators show how, from very separate lives, a community of mutual joy and mischief is forged.” POSITIVELY CINEMATIC. Yes! It is! Wait, wait. Pic, or it didn’t happen?…
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July 24, 2021 0

*microphone tap*

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

Half a Million Words of Immortals Smut

In case it’s unclear… The following message is NOT about picture books. # LOVERS NAUGHT (Book 3 of the Lost Angeles series) is now available on Kindle, with a print version soon to drop. All three books are available via Kindle Unlimited, so if you’re a Prime Member, there’s never been a better time to…
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August 11, 2018 0