The Award-Losing Author Strikes (Out) Again
I have cemented my position as the Award-Losing Author by failing to win World Magazine’s Children’s Book of the Year. The Green Ember finished as a runner-up. As you may or may not know, I was a finalist for the West Virginia Fiction Award several years ago…and lost. I’ve included, “award-losing author” in most of my […]
Isn’t ‘The Green Ember’ Like ‘Watership Down’?
“…He Had Rather Not Be Cured…”
Speaking To Kids at the Lewisburg Literary Festival Tomorrow! (I Hope You Will Come)
Tomorrow evening I’ll be speaking to children (and other humans) as a part of the Lewisburg Literary Festival! I’ll be at the library on Friday, August 7, and will start at 5:30pm. I hope you can make it! Here are the directions. I’m really thrilled to be involved and was so honored to be included. […]
This Smith Has a Forge: My Writing Hut Is Ready
Black Star On The Radio: Fireballs, Fables, and Allies in Imagination
World Magazine’s Emily Whitten (also of Redeemed Reader fame) interviewed Zach Franzen, Andrew Peterson, Randall Goodgame (Slugs & Bugs), and myself for a spot on World Radio’s “The World and Everything In It.” It features an intro to The Black Star of Kingston, a bit about Inkwell, and way too much credit to me as a […]
A Cathedral of Words: A Small Reflection on the Circe Conference
New Stories With an Old Soul: And a Giveaway with Sally Clarkson
It’s Black Star Release Day and I Need Your Help! (And You Might Win a T-Shirt & More)
Fine Friends & Free Success! How Did The Green Ember Giveaway Go?
I just wanted to quickly say thank you to everyone who shared our free giveaway. I was amazed at how many of our friends passed along our news, often with an encouraging endorsement. Thank you! How’d it go? (ICYMI: I wrote about why these giveaways are helpful here.) Lots of good things come from these […]