Coming out this summer! THE LAST PANTHER

  You might have noticed that I haven’t posted much recently. That’s because I’ve been hard at work on final revisions of a new book, THE LAST PANTHER, that’s set to come out with Random House in Summer, 2017. To read reviews and discover the latest on this book please visit The Last Panther page!   THE LAST PANTHER (for ages 9 […]

NCW Podcast Interview

The dynamic writer/radio host Richard Keller asked me about tesseracts, squirrels, writing YA books, suicide prevention, staying sane as a writer, and the trouble with Shakespeare. This is what happened:  http://ncwpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/2015-02-26T11_06_37-08_00 Many thanks to Rich for asking such brilliant questions, and putting this together (with music by Cloud Cult!). If you’re a writer in Colorado, […]

How to Scare Kids the Right Way

The Denver Post just did an article on campfire stories that they interviewed me for. Here’s the link if you want to know more: Why We Love Campfire Stories —and how to tell them Kate (the DP reporter) and I had a long discussion about ghost stories. Unfortunately, most of that couldn’t fit in the article, […]