Category Archives: Writing


Whew! Long time no update! Clearly the most crucial detail is the one on the left–Dragonbreath 3: Curse of the Were-Wiener, an epic adventure involving rats, hot dogs, and the return of the potato salad, is in stores now! It’s received a Kirkus starred review and a Junior Library Guild Selection, and I gotta say, […]


The IRS sent me a nice note telling me that by the way, they’ve decided I owe them $600 more than I thought I did. Uf da. Theoretically there’s a whole bunch of book money out there with my name on it, but it keeps not showing up, and I keep digging deeper into my […]

Loris in Wonderland

“We’re all mad here,” said the cat. “I’m mad. You’re mad.” The loris thought that the cat should probably speak for itself, but was too polite to say so. There was an awkward silence. “And it’s no use saying you don’t want to go among mad people!” said the Cheshire cat, its voice rising hysterically. […]


The Dreamlands are, simultaneously, both the easiest of the otherworlds to get into and one of the hardest. Heaven is presumably harder to reach, but people tend not to come back, so you don’t get many firsthand reports. Hell, of course, is available at any crossroads or to anyone with a black goat and enthusiasm, […]