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Seeing Stars and Other Benchmarks

Seeing stars in kidlit announcements is one more thing that was never explained to me. Stars are awarded by the major trade reviewers: Kirkus, School Library Journal, PublishersWeekly, The Horn Book. This is an evolving list. I’m still learning.

Now that [Read More]

Researching Saliman’s World

Every writer has a favorite (and least favorite) step in the process of creating a manuscript. For me, research is my clear favorite. Research starts the second after I have that ‘lightbulb’ moment. I love the old Looney Tunes scenes [Read More]

Finding My Way – The Artist’s Way

The last six months have been tough, but I’m beginning to find my way, the artist’s way.

I’ve always had a million excuses not to write, but I now at least have a couple of valid ones. This war has made [Read More]

Booked for the Hong Kong Lit Festival 2024

I’m booked for the Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2024!

I’ll be speaking about Zhen Yu and the Snake and Counting on Naamah throughout the week at various international schools.

As in past years, I’m also meeting adult readers too! This year [Read More]

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