Tag Archives: So You Want to be a Rock Star

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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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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Rock Star Palooza Winner!

I went low tech in choosing today’s winner. It looked a little like this: Me: Hey Anna, pick a number from one to eighteen. Anna, wiping sleep from her eyes: Thirteen. (And she didn’t even realize, when she said it, … Continue reading

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Rock Star Post + Replacements

Today’s the official release date of my picture book, SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR. To celebrate, last night I snuck into my local Barnes and Noble and found the copies filed away alphabetically, spine out. I pulled … Continue reading

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Rock Star Palooza Begins Now: Kirstie Edmunds Interview

One week from today is the official publication date of SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR. Which is all kinds of cool. Also all kinds of cool: the book’s illustrator, Kirstie Edmunds, who kind of achieved the impossible. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Art

I love writing picture books (especially when the writing’s going well). I’ve now been privileged to be through the process a few times, and it is very clear that my favorite part, by far, is when I first see the … Continue reading

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