News & Updates

A New Monthly Kidlit Column

I’m ridiculously pleased to share that I’ll be writing a monthly column about children’s books for the website Literary Hub, which has published great content about books for adults for many years now and is currently expanding its coverage of writing for children. My column will preview ten wonderful new books each month, from board… Read more »

Social Media Update

I’ve had a Twitter account for longer than most of my readers have been alive. For the most part, I’m glad about that. I’ve made lots of wonderful friends from around the world–including many of you who are reading this now, I’m sure!–I’ve learned a lot about writing, and I’ve gotten crucial information about my… Read more »

New Books on the Horizon

A few years ago, I was encouraged to start an Instagram account. “You can share interesting photos of your life!” the encouraging people said. “Then your readers will feel like they know you!” The encouraging people seemed very confident that this would be the case. I would share snapshots from my day–a solitary cup of… Read more »

A New Book in 2017

One of my favorite parts of being a writer is getting mail from readers, and one question that a lot of readers have been asking lately is whether there will be any more books in the Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates series. I always feel a little sad when I reply that THE BUCCANEERS’ CODE is the… Read more »