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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 »

Minecraft Students are evolving. They’ll pwn teachers (and servers). And that’s awesome.

» by February 18, 2014 at 7:36 pm » Comments (2)

"You'll never know more than your students. And that's okay." I find myself saying that a lot to teachers looking to bring Minecraft into their classrooms. Any adult who's been within ...more »

Pixelhead: my latest mind-bending Tech Tales story coming soon

» by February 6, 2014 at 8:07 am » Comments (0)

Pixelhead Tech Tales #3 "I knew I was in trouble when I deleted my breakfast." When Nathan wakes up with the head of a video game villain on his shoulders, he knows ...more »

How my words become amazing illustrations with Tank and Fizz

» by February 2, 2014 at 6:36 pm » Comments (0)

One of the best things about writing graphic novels for kids is watching my ideas take on a life of their own. And that's exactly what's happening with Tank & ...more »

Ganked Ten Day Giveway

» by December 3, 2013 at 8:04 am » Comments (1)

With the print edition of Ganked now available, it's about time I ran a giveaway contest. So here you go! Goodreads Book Giveaway Ganked by Liam O'Donnell Giveaway ends December 14, 2013. See the giveaway ...more »
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