Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mixed-Up Interview: Talking Middle Grade

Stay tuned, dear readers, for a meaty interview coming up very soon with author-illustrator extraordinaire, Ruth Barshaw. Until then, thanks to the good folks at the From the Mixed-Up Files…blog for inviting me to stop by. My interview, conducted by … Continue reading

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Buffalo Swag Fun Pack!

I am a swag sucker. I cannot resist ordering stuff–lots of stuff–with images of my books’ covers. Now it’s time to share the wealth. If you would be kind enough to share a back-to-school memory in the comments, that will … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

Summer’s funny. It always looks so long and promising. And here we are, in the August teens. School starts in weeks. I do not have anything resembling a completed first draft of a new novel written. (But I do have … Continue reading

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Buffalo & Friends Visit a Foodie Bilbiophile in Wanderlust

I had a great time hanging out with Beth over on her blog, A Foodie Bibliophile in Wanderlust. Come by and say hi.

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Artistic Peculiarities: Interview with Illustrator Julie Fortenberry

I have long been smitten with the artwork of Julie Fortenberry. No big deal, but she just illustrated a book by a writer who goes by the name of Eve Bunting. About PIRATE BOY, the New York Times said, “with … Continue reading

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