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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 »

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 »

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 »

Ganked print edition arrives. I am happy.

» by November 20, 2013 at 8:04 pm » Comments (0)

I've written over 30 books and graphic novels for kids over the last decade. I like them all. A lot. I'm always happy when the first printed copies arrive at ...more »

Bringing the Minecraft to ECOO 2013

» by October 5, 2013 at 2:09 pm » Comments (4)

I'll be yammering on about Minecraft a lot this October at the upcoming ECOO 2013 conference, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Last year's ECOO Minecraft Madness was a lot of fun ...more »

Squashing bugs in Ganked for preview and pre-order

» by September 22, 2013 at 6:07 pm » Comments (0)

September is always a busy time for teachers and when add publishing a book to that mix, things get hectic. But fun. A lot of fun. Earlier, I posted about creating the ...more »

Ganked gets a cover and I learn three things about creativity

» by August 31, 2013 at 12:34 pm » Comments (0)

I've written more 30 books for kids from sci-fi graphic novels to cute picture books about animals.  While I'm happy with each book, I didn't have much say about one ...more »
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