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I’m writing a Minecraft novel! Wait, I’m writing a Minecraft novel?

» by July 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm » Comments (0)

They say write what you know. I know Minecraft and I know writing for kids. Combining the two seemed like a natural fit and the beginnings of a really fun project. The ...more »

This is why I write for kids

» by June 18, 2014 at 9:10 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_1873" align="aligncenter" width="356"] Does Hugh Howey get fan mail with googly eyes? No, he does not.[/caption] I know authors for adults get letters from their readers, but I doubt Margaret ...more »

Meet Tank, a mystery-solving, tech-tinkering troll young readers will love

» by June 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm » Comments (0)

Last week, I sent the manuscript for Tank and Fizz #2 off to the amazing folks at Orca Book Publishers. To celebrate, I thought it'd be fun for you to ...more »

Ganked gets non-gamer goodness on Amy’s Marathon of Books

» by June 1, 2014 at 3:58 pm » Comments (0)

One of my biggest worries when writing Ganked, was that non-gamers wouldn't get it. Ganked is a straight-ahead YA mystery, but steeped in the world of video games and as ...more »

Having a blast creating comics with kids at Toronto Public Library

» by May 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_1846" align="aligncenter" width="525"] My mug at the Toronto Public Library. Thankfully, there's been no reports of patrons running away in fear. Yet.[/caption] I'm mid-way through running a four week writing ...more »

How my talk on comics got hijacked (and then saved) by that blocky game

» by April 29, 2014 at 7:13 am » Comments (0)

So, here's the scene: It's a busy Saturday at the Toronto Public Library's Book Bash children's festival. There's kids running around everywhere in the TPL's Northern Branch. There's stacks of books ...more »

Feeding Change Media gets a logo

» by March 31, 2014 at 6:58 pm » Comments (0)

Since diving into the world of being a hybrid writer (one who publishes through traditional publishing and self-publishes), I have learned a ton of stuff about the business.  Most of ...more »
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