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Good News! The paperback editions of the first four Byways Books are showing up in online venues. That means you can order them anywhere books are sold!

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SALE! Byways Books

Free eBooks! In celebration of the kick-off of the Byways series on July 4, 2014, I’m offering an Anniversary Sale. For the next few days, the first two titles are FREE! Nab them for yourself. Tell a friend about the sale. Bonus points to anyone who brings the series to the attention of a school teacher. More festivities to follow soon!





ART: Ewan’s Girls

Book 02, Aboard the Train

Fwee! Art is one of the surest ways to make my heart go pitty-pat. Today, I’m smiling over story art from Skylee, who just finished Byways, Book #2, Aboard the Train: A Ewan Johns Adventure. The eldest Johns brother puts the gentle in gentleman. Here he is with “his” girls, Tamaqua and Juniata. Continue reading ART: Ewan’s Girls

BYWAYS: Giveaway & Review Drive

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Coming Soon. Everything’s coming together for the May release of Byways Books #5, #6 and #7. Over the next month or so, there’ll be cover reveals, more state-related posts, and even a couple of character introductions. But before that, I thought I’d run a giveaway & review drive. Here’s how this will work … Continue reading BYWAYS: Giveaway & Review Drive

NEWSWORTHY: Local Author Exhibit

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Last weekend, I attended the reception for the San Diego Public Library’s 49th Annual Local Author Exhibit. To take part, you contribute a book written during the previous year, which is then included in a huge display on the downtown library’s first floor. Continue reading NEWSWORTHY: Local Author Exhibit

BYWAYS: Pennsylvania

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Every Byways book is a story, but it’s also a game. There’s an educational element to this series of kids chapter books. Details in each story are borrowed from its assigned state. (As in the United States of America.) Byways will work through all fifty in order of ratification, so Book #2 covers our second state—Pennsylvania. Sharp-eyed readers will spot cities and towns, icons and emblems, famous firsts and claims to fame. Hide and seek. Search and find. Fun and learning. Continue reading BYWAYS: Pennsylvania