The Ghostly Tales of Burlington

It’s my book’s birthday! Today, The Ghostly Tales of Burlington makes its eerie entrance into the world. This collection of nonfiction stories for readers 8-12 is my third in Arcadia’s Spooky America series, which adapts the popular Haunted America books into volumes for younger readers. My first book explored haunted historical sights all over NewContinue reading “The Ghostly Tales of Burlington”

Happy Spring!

Hello, World! What have you been up to? Me? Oh, the usual… reading, writing, accumulating pet hair on my clothes, and trying to get seventh graders to understand time management and the consequences of their actions. The time management thing would be easier if any of them could actually read an analog clock. [Here’s anContinue reading “Happy Spring!”

The Ghostly Tales of Austin

In October 2015, I went on an Austin ghost tour with some fellow members of the local chapter of SCBWI. We met at the Omni Hotel, then strolled around downtown, visiting the Driskill and the Texas State Capitol and other buildings with haunted histories while our guide, Monica Ballard, regaled us with stories of sinisterContinue reading “The Ghostly Tales of Austin”