Tag Archives: Brothers at Bat

Serendipity, Springsteen, Scoliosis

This year did not get off to a great start. Lots of friends were dealing with really tough, unwelcome challenges, and in the Vernick home, little things kept going wrong. So it came as quite a surprise when hilarious good … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2012

Usually, by the time opening day rolls around, I feel the shoulders-finally-leaving-ear-territory relief that comes with having survived another east coast winter. This year, with a total of maybe two inches at the deepest measuring point, it feels a little … Continue reading

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All Abuzz

After a (thankfully) nearly nonexistent winter, we’re on the cusp of spring with a buzz of activity. Some great literary friendship interviews are coming up, but today’s a catching-up day. If you feel a need to hear me drone on … Continue reading

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Handing Book Over To Its Subjects

Tomorrow’s a big day. I’m delivering bound copies of BROTHERS AT BAT: THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMAZING ALL-BROTHER BASEBALL TEAM to the brothers themselves. (The book’s official pub date is April 3, but I know people. I have some … Continue reading

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Every Step of the Way

Yesterday’s mail brought me three bound copies of BROTHERS AT BAT: THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMAZING ALL-BROTHER TEAM. Working on a picture book is so incremental and I love every step of the process, from my own first draft, … Continue reading

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Brothers at Bat: Behind the Scenes

Don’t waste another minute here. Head over to Steven Salerno’s blog this instant for an amazingly informative post about his artistic process and a chance to see some not-used covers for our forthcoming picture book, BROTHERS AT BAT: THE TRUE … Continue reading

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