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 […]


Black Star On The Radio: Fireballs, Fables, and Allies in Imagination

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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 […]