Thursday, October 30, 2008


Imagine being lost on an island...that's 14,000 years in the past. David Ward's new adventure novel ARCHIPELAGO is now available.

"A nail-biting adventure back into time... a must read!"--CM Magazine, highly recommended

Monday, October 27, 2008


Our man Kevan Atteberry does his super cute monster thing for a book + tickle glove (which Kevan designed) for Seattle-based gift company Compendium.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Advice from E.B. White

Place yourself in the background.

Write in a way that comes naturally.

Work from a suitable design.

Write with nouns and verbs.

Do not overwrite.

Avoid the use of qualifiers.

Do not affect a breezy style.

Use orthodox spelling.

Do not explain too much.

Avoid fancy words.

Do not take shortcuts at the cost of clarity.

Prefer the standard to the offbeat.

Make sure the reader knows who is speaking.

Do not use dialect.

Revise and Rewrite.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Monday, October 6, 2008

Foreign Covers

FROM CHARLIE'S POINT OF VIEW by Richard Scrimger, from Korea
SHATTERING GLASS by Gail Giles from the Netherlands

Sunday, October 5, 2008


Barbara Joosse's HOUSEFUL OF CHRISTMAS is now available in paperback from Squarefish Books.

"Every Christmas, Granny’s house is full of family and festive cheer—carols and presents, and plenty of food, bows, and gift wrap for Fat Cat to play with, and lots of company for Granny and her dog, Edgar. When snow starts to fall, the family doesn’t mind at all. Because even during a blizzard, there’s no place better than Granny’s house for Christmas."

Saturday, October 4, 2008


Earth is in danger, and only Lunchbox, the super-intelligent basset hound, and his boy, Nate, can help them save the planet...

Art by our own Kevan J. Atteberry.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Barbara Joosse Interview

Last weekend Barbara spoke at Fairytale Town in Sacramento. Here she is on Sacramento's NBC affiliate, KCRA.


Barbara Haworth-Attard's THEORIES OF RELATIVITY a winner of the Prix Liverentete award (Published in France by Editions Thierry Magnier).

Check out the U.S. and Canadian editions...

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