Why is there so much underage drinking in Cast Off? Find out here.
It’s true, it’s true, CAST OFF: THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF PETRA DE WINTER AND BRAM BROEN, officially launched into the world today! Wahoo! Friends, let me tell you, there’s no better, weirder, surrealer, more humbling feeling than waking up in the morning and knowing that as of right […]
Warning: I’m about to geek out in an etymological fashion.
When I wrote Cast Off, the novel that’s coming out this coming Tuesday, May 19 (!!), I tried not to use words that didn’t exist when the novel takes place, which is the 1660s. So, for example, hullabaloo was out, because it originated in the 18th century, but hubbub was fine because it […]
Here’s a snippet:
“‘What do you think, Bird? Should we play Killigan’s Island with Grandpa?’ Maya asked.
I beat my wings as hard […]
Real ones. Live ones. With fur and everything.
Consider this blog entry a public service announcement.
I grew up with cats. First we had Tiger. Huge, orange and gorgeous. He wasn’t much of a lap-sitter, but he was super smart and would do things like knock on the door when he wanted to come in and wait outside school every day to […]