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Battle for Minecraft Book 1 off to Beta Readers!

» by August 17, 2014 at 6:52 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_777" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Praxismaxis researching Battle for Minecraft Book 2: Nether Nightmare. Ack, Slimes![/caption] I'm having a blast writing Battle for Minecraft, my new series of Minecraft novels for kids. ...more »

How those Minecraft books got my students reading . . .

» by August 1, 2014 at 11:32 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_817" align="alignleft" width="600"] The three most coveted books on our Grade 1 class library. Are you surprised?[/caption] [This post originally appeared on GamingEdus.org, but I figured folks dropping by here ...more »

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 »
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