Twelve things about Squirrels that will blow your mind

Squirrels rule. Here’s why: I’ve tried to explain my love of squirrels to folks before, only to watch them back away slowly and speed dial their doctor for a rabies vaccine. So here it is (with pictures), twelve amazing facts about squirrels for the uninitiated. 1) There’s a squirrel superhero: Squirrel Girl! (And Ulysses –the […]

Presenting… The very first review I’ve seen of Backwards!

Before I ever published a book, I didn’t understand the power of reviews. Sure, they’re a good way to get the word out about the book, but I didn’t understand how they can affect the writer and the creation of things. Now that I’ve experienced this, I have to say, reviews scare the hell out […]

Writing Advice Part II (my top six other best pieces of advice)

The single best piece of writing advice I ever got was to write the book you most want to read (more on that here). After that, here are six other bits of writing advice that have made the biggest difference for me (and that I need to keep reminding myself of to keep on going). […]