A few weeks ago when I was away from home on my actual tour, I received an email from Katie Quirk about participating in a virtual tour. I think I was actually sitting in Rachel Person’s car outside of Northshire
When I last left you, dear reader, I had landed in Albany, NY where I was met by my family who sort-of let me sleep in for Mother’s Day. Tuesday I was back on the job. Earlier this year I
The past two weeks have been a whirlwind. Bloomsbury very generously sent me out on a book tour in support of The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill, and I had a fantastic time. Now I wish I was someone who
It’s September, which of course means back to school time. But not for me. This would have been my tenth year as a school librarian, but last winter my family and I decided I would not be returning this fall.
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve interviewed several of my favorite bloggers on their blogging history, practice, and philosophy. You can read the interviews with Cynthia Leitich Smith, Melissa Walker, and Jennifer Hubbard. I also spoke with Joyce Valenza
The summer after college, while waiting to deploy for the Peace Corps, I lived at home and got a job driving a bright blue-green bus around to low-income neighborhoods in New Hampshire. My partner and I would read stories, do