Category Archives: News

Publishing and Promotional Updates

As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been mostly absent from the blogging scene lately, other than to feature books by some of my fellow YA authors. There’s a good reason for that. My friend McKenzie McCann blogged about something she calls … Continue reading

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I Support the SOPA Protest

Do you want to see YouTube go dark? Do you want Facebook to get shut down? That’s what can happen if SOPA passes. What is SOPA? Internet piracy legislation currently up for vote in the House and Senate. Samantha Smith, … Continue reading

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Observations on Another Year Gone By

As 2011 comes to an end, I’m looking back to figure out how I feel about it. Just a few days ago, I would’ve said it was a totally rotten year, but now that I’ve actually crunched some numbers and … Continue reading

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GETTING SIDEWAYS is now available

Getting shipped off to live with his uncle Race was the best thing that ever happened to fifteen-year-old Cody. Then a wreck at the speedway nearly ruined everything. Cody’s making every effort to get his life back on track—writing for … Continue reading

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Holiday Book Fair and Getting Sideways Release Date

I’ve finally settled on a release date for Getting Sideways: December 11th. There’s a significance to that date, but I doubt any of you will recognize it, except Alice. 🙂  Here’s a hint: It’s a significant event in one of … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Getting Sideways

It’s been a while since I posted anything personal. Things were crazy for me in October. For one thing, I had a five-stop author tour. It was a lot of fun, and I’ve had a great time hanging with the … Continue reading

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Rain Boots Required as Fall Descends on the Pacific Northwest

Two days ago I wouldn’t have believed it was almost October. Summer came so late in the Pacific Northwest this year, and we had our second hottest September on record, with ten days at the beginning of the month in … Continue reading

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Webfoot Publishing’s New Release, Scattered Pieces by Alice Lynn

Lots of exciting stuff is happening these days. First, Webfoot Publishing, the company I formed to handle my series, has just published its second author, Alice Lynn. Many of you who know me also know Alice. She’s my close friend … Continue reading

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Home Again, and Another Speedway Promotion

After my trip to Eugene, I came home for the weekend then headed up to Swift Forest Camp on the Lewis River for a few days of camping. I had a great time, but boy did Portland seem big, noisy, … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt Winners and Deleted Scenes from Running Wide Open

I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the YA Scavenger Hunt yesterday, including our awesome coordinator, Colleen Houck, the authors who provided bonus material and prizes, and the readers and fans who participated. It was a truly amazing event. … Continue reading

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