Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lookie what I got Katie Cook to draw!

One of the best parts about Comic-Con this year was getting Katie Cook (who writes and draws the weekly web comic, Gronk, among other things) to make these mini-paintings of characters from my books. She does these for only $5 … Continue reading

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My Comic-Con tips

From Comic-Con 2010 My first Comic-Con was kind of a frightening and horrible experience. I’m not all that keen on crowds, and I’m quite keen on personal space, so I kinda wanted to create my own exit with a flame … Continue reading

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Items

Some items. These are the items: I finished a first draft of a book! Is it a good first draft? Oh, heavens, no! Hopefully it will be a better second draft, and by the time my editor sees it, perhaps … Continue reading

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This post is sooooo different than the others.

Sick of all my The Boy at the End of the World posts? I’m here to help. This is a Norse Code post: Interview and giveaway over at Rapid Reads. You’re welcome.  

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Boy at the End of the World on Kindle for $5

I don’t know how long The Boy at the End of the World for Kindle will be $5. I think it’s a sale? But right now, it’s $5. And the Google eBook is a mere $4.61. You can’t even buy … Continue reading

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Fun in Santee

Got to be part of a really fun event yesterday at the Santee branch of the San Diego County Library. (And now, since I typed the word “library,” I have to take a moment and burble the following: LIBRARIES RULE … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic-Con schedule

My San Diego Comic-Con schedule is now all official-like: SUNDAY July 24 1:45 – 2:45 5AB Writing For the Middle Grade Audience – engaging the reader at an important age. Writers discuss how to craft books that engage and delight … Continue reading

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Lunch with Teen Authors – Santee Library

Are you a teen? Are you anywhere near Santee, California? Do you like lunch? If these conditions = true, then an event that has been planned with precisely you in mind: Event Type: Author Visit Date: 7/5/2011 Start Time: 12:00 … Continue reading

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