This Is One Star, What’s Your Emergency: Some Recent Reviews of The Green Ember and Black Star
Below is a roundup of some recent reviews from around the web. Reviews are so important for authors. I recently had a couple of one and two star reviews on Amazon. No big deal–not an emergency–but the positive reviews do help. If you enjoyed either book and haven’t left a review on Amazon, please consider […]
Advocate or Accuser?
Marginal Faith: You Probably Should Be Doing Less
The Green Ember Sequel
An Award-Losing Author Wins
I wanted to write a hospitable story, one that would welcome children into a new world where they would find good things. I wanted to honor them, their intelligence and imagination, and give them just a spark of light, contributing (I hoped) to eventual fires I would likely never know about. What I set out […]
Win This Beautiful, Handmade Heather & Picket Set
UPDATE: A winner has been randomly selected from the many wonderful entries. Charleigh has won! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who entered. I wish I could send each of you a pair of these rabbits. — These really are lovely, created by the very talented girl behind Wooly Willows. She makes and sells […]
Black Star Audiobook Released (At Last!), The Green Ember Audiobook Honored
Think Small: Pick Only a Few Things. Do Those With All Your Heart.
Scholars agree that the Crane Technique, if done right, cannot be defended. Mr. Miyagi pointed this out in the Eighties and it’s since been tested by roughly every single one of the humans who were boys in that era. I refer, of course, to that cinematic masterpiece, The Karate Kid. After I saw that movie, […]
What a Year! The Green Ember’s Exciting Milestones
A Word About Andrew Mackay, An Amazing Publisher
Note: This was included in a post I shared a little while back among other things I’m thankful for. I thought it deserved its own post. Andrew Mackay is the man behind Story Warren Books and Brightener Books. Many people think I’m self-published, but that’s at best only barely true. I do not do cover […]