Monthly Archives: May 2012

Highlights from my trip to San Francisco

I finally got photo uploads working! Here’s a long overdue blog post about my trip to San Francisco this past March. My husband had to go to California for his job, so I had a lot of time to myself … Continue reading






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An apropos comic strip…

This week’s Bizarro is relevant to one of my WIP’s. Care to guess which one?






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Duck Sock Hop Giveaway Winner and Another Favorite Duck Book

It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaway! (drum roll please!) The winner is: Brianna! (I’ve emailed her already) Last week, after the NESCBWI conference, I was on a bit of a Jane Yolen kick. I love Jane Yolen’s … Continue reading






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Guest Post and Giveaway: Author Jane Kohuth on the Top Ten Duck Books of All Time

5/8: Updated post to show that this is a SIGNED copy of Duck Sock Hop we’re giving away! My very first guest post is by Jane Kohuth, talented author of Ducks Go Vroom, Estie the Mensch, and the soon-to-be-published picture … Continue reading






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PEN Children’s Book Discovery Night

Come see me read from my manuscript! Here’s more info: 4th Annual Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award Sunday, May 6, 2012, 6:30 p.m. THE AMPHITHEATRE Lesley University, Cambridge (University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue) Winners AMITHA KNIGHT for her … Continue reading






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Duck Sock Hop Author Guest Post with Giveaway next week!

I am excited to announce that Monkey Poop will be hosting Jane Kohuth (author of the fabulously fun-to-read Ducks Go Vroom) next week and one lucky person could win her brand new book, Duck Sock Hop. Stay tuned for details!






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