Archive for the ‘Middle Grade’ Category


Brookville Schools Gallery Night

This past February, I had the opportunity to be a guest at the Brookville Schools Gallery Night. I was so honored to be invited. What an incredible evening! Students showed off their presentations, demonstrations and projects to their families and the larger community. The building had so much energy and enthusiasm as students shared their […]


A Day in the Life: School Visit

One of the very best parts of being an author is getting to visit schools and talk about books and writing with enthusiastic students! This past Friday, I had the opportunity to visit St. Therese – a wonderful school in Southgate, Kentucky. I thought it would be fun to share my day, from beginning to […]


September Round-up!

It’s been about two and a half weeks since my newest middle grade, THINGS THAT SURPRISE YOU, launched. I’ve had a few events (with more on the schedule!) and it’s been so fun getting to meet readers. I worked with Barbara and Sarah at the fantastic Blue Slip Media to create puzzle postcards and a […]


New Book in August 2017 – Cover Reveal!

  I’m so excited to share with you the beautiful┬ácover for my next middle grade novel, THINGS THAT SURPRISE YOU. Coming out August 22, 2017, it’s a story about sisters, changing friendships, and figuring out who you are. It also has a really great dog named Bean. When I saw my cover, I cheered! I […]