I’m happy to announce that Byways Book 1: On Your Marks is now listed on YA Books Central, a site that features both kids’ stories and books for young adults. This is a great place to browse for books, and you can rate and review stories.
On Your Marks is also listed on GoodReads, so don’t hesitate to add this series starter to your virtual bookshelf. Help spread the word that there’s a race on! CJ
This post falls under the category of authorial chit-chat. Which means it’s story-related, but doesn’t really fit in the glossary. We’ll call it … anecdotal. Or in plain-speak, a quaint story about an author, an artist, and an old German cuckoo clock. Continue reading CHIT-CHAT: The Byways Header
Born on the Fourth of July. Because of the patriotic underpinnings I mentioned in the Byways: State by State post, it only made sense for Byways to make its debut on July 4. The first book in this series of early chapter books is now available, so go introduce yourself to Ewan, Zane, and Ganix!
Three brothers take sibling rivalry to new
lengths as they race across their homeland.
Continue reading RELEASE: On Your Marks: The Adventure Begins
Countdown: 1 Week. We’re counting down to the release the first book in my new children’s series. Each week, I’ve brought out sketches, character introductions, and explanations of the adventure ahead. Today, I’m unveiling the game that’s woven through the series. Continue reading BYWAYS: State by State
Countdown: 2 Weeks. We’re counting down to the release the first book in my new children’s series. Each week, I’ve brought out sketches, character introductions, and explanations of the adventure ahead. Today, I’m unveiling the element of magic that’s found in the Byways books. Continue reading BYWAYS: Magic
Countdown: 4 Weeks. We’re counting down to the release the first book in my new children’s series. Each Thursday, I’ll bring out sketches, excerpts, and explanations of the adventure ahead. Yesterday, I revealed the cover for Byways, Book 1: On Your Marks. Today, I’m offering a peek at the story’s interior illustrations. Continue reading PREVIEW: Byways Spot Illustrations
We’re one month away from the release of Byways, Book 1: On Your Marks, which will kick off the cross-country race that takes sibling rivalry to new lengths. Today, I’m revealing this first book cover, which features Ian Johns and his three sons. Continue reading COVER REVEAL: On Your Marks
New Series. Those of you who subscribe to my newsletter have already heard a little bit about my new series. The first of the Byways books will release in July, less then two months from today, so it’s time to start introducing you to the Johns family and the world in which they live. Continue reading ANNOUNCING: Byways