Latest book, first review!

Latest book, first review!

From the School Library Journal, my first official review on Andreo’s Race, which is out April 14, 2015 (but can be pre-ordered now; see link at bottom of this blog) http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2015-03-01-1088854.xml This action-packed book...
The story behind writing Breathless

The story behind writing Breathless

Underwater, a girl’s view of how to catch a guy can get distorted. And the thing about panicking when you’re forty feet under the ocean’s surface is that you can drown, and you know you can drown. In fact, you can’t breathe without your regulator even if you’re not...
Seven ways to help turn your son around

Seven ways to help turn your son around

Yes, today’s kids are heavily influenced by school, peers, and the media, but parents can and should reassert control to ensure they prosper in work and in life. Here are some tips for concerned parents. 1) This generation’s college degree is the equivalent of last...
The story behind writing Camp Wild

The story behind writing Camp Wild

One in a series of stories-behind-writing-the-books, which I offer intermittently here on my blog. At fifteen Wilf is certain that he is too old for summer camp. When his parents ignore his protests and ship him off anyway, he decides to escape from camp by canoe and...
The story behind writing First Descent

The story behind writing First Descent

One in a series of stories-behind-writing-the-books, which I offer intermittently here on my blog. Montana-born Rex loves nothing more than to take his kayak out on a river, the faster and more powerful the better. When he gets the opportunity to tackle the well-named...