April 1st Book Launch in Charleston!
#1 in Kid’s Robot Fiction!
This is a first for me. I’ve never topped an Amazon List before! Even if my spider-building friend stays on top for just a few days, I will still be very proud of her. Not just because word is spreading about her story, but also because so many readers are supporting my work. I want…Read More
New Book Title, Cover, & Decade
The editors at Godwin Books have chosen one of my alternate titles for my new book – THE GIRL WHO BUILT A SPIDER. I like it! Flavia Sorrentino, a lovely artist from Roma, has created this beautiful and dynamic cover for it. I like it! This book about young inventors and climate change and robots…Read More
It’s The Final Countdown
My next novel – THE FANTASTIC INVENTIONS OF DR. FLAX – drops March 21, 2023. Wahooooooo! I’m counting the days (253)! Here’s the link to its page on Macmillan: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250165800 I’m really excited about this one. It’s the story of three kids who win the Charleston County Middle School Science Fair and get to spend…Read More
Why Are Titles So Hard?
The title of my next novel will be The Fantastic Inventions of Dr. Flax. Maybe. This title is currently being debated in meetings behind the doors of Godwin Books, an imprint of Henry Holt Books For Young Readers, which is owned by Macmillan Books. I am not invited to these meetings. Authors rarely are and…Read More