Monthly Archives: January 2012

A year of Dozer

Exactly a year ago today, I picked Dozer up from the shelter, coaxed him into a crate in the back of the car, and the little sucker’s been with us ever since. Here are some facts about Dozer. He’s about … Continue reading

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Finishing move

I forgot to post this last month, but I’d had this post-it stuck to my desk lamp for a long time last year. When I turned the book in to my editor, I finally got to cross it out. And, … Continue reading

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Santa Fe road trip

There’s nothing quite like a solitary road trip. Scenery, truck stops, miles and time … I’ve taken a few such journeys at critical junctions in my life, and while some of those hours on the road were lonely, they delivered … Continue reading

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Reader art: Jelly Boys, Made with Real Sea Creatures

Check out this art sent by the mom of a second-grade reader who chose Kid vs. Squid for his first “real” book report project. The assignment was to design a breakfast cereal based on the book. I love his rendition … Continue reading

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To spy the sand kraken

I’m in a hotel in the desert with portholes. They don’t open, which is probably a good thing.

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Winterling

I’m really excited about this one. I’m a huge fan of my friend Sarah‘s Magic Thief books. Winterling is even better. These are my more or less official thoughts about Winterling, from the blurb I volunteered: Sarah Prineas conjures a … Continue reading

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