Tag Archives: Baltimore Book Festival

the latest on “lost dogs”

As of yesterday, Lost Dogs, my work-in-progress young adult science-fiction novel, was at 94,000 words, or about 220 single-spaced pages, and I’m rapidly finishing the initial draft.  Lost Dogs depicts life for a group of dogs—led by Buddy (a German … Continue reading

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learning social media, and upcoming events

For the past few months, I’ve been getting together with Brent Lewis and some fellow writers to research and teach each other about social media: Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc.  We’ve been meeting for about an hour or every four-six weeks.  I … Continue reading

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“dragontamer’s daughters” giveaway

If you’re tired of wizards and zombies and vampires and the same-old/same-old in fantasy lit; if you’d like a YA book that’s solidly “PG” (some violence and language) rather than “R”; and if you want a respectful multicultural story with … Continue reading

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last week’s highs and lows of being a budding author

Last Tuesday, I was invited to attend “Career Day” at my younger daughter’s middle school, where parents would come in and spend about a half hour presenting to, and taking questions from, the kids on what they do for a … Continue reading

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