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Kidlit Fiction about Child Movie Actors and Oscar Trivia – Nominated Kids

I did quite a bit of research on child actors to write WOLF STORM, and even though I never had a desire to act as a child (direct, yes!), it’s fascinating to consider what they go through and how they … Continue reading

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Making a Book Trailer – A Brief How-to with the Costs for a Movie Trailer-Look

There still seems to be much debate about the value of book trailers. I, for one, love them and think they are very useful for children’s literature. I know some teachers and school librarians use them to encourage children to … Continue reading

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A wolf pack of giveaway for WOLF STORM’s release

WOLF STORM comes out tomorrow, and in celebration I’m giving away a collection of wolf-related books and items over on the Project Mayhem blog through September 12th. To get there, you can click on this link: http://project-middle-grade-mayhem.blogspot.com/2011/08/character-inspiration-and-wolf-storm.html Please check it out!

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More WOLF STORM – A Movie Poster for the movie within the story

As I mentioned in an earlier post, WOLF STORM is about a group of young actors filming a science fiction movie when disaster strikes. The movie is titled Ice Planet Earth and it about two brothers and a sister who … Continue reading

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WOLF STORM Costumes – Designing for the Fictional Movie

I love movies, especially sprawling science fiction, fantasy or historical epics with elaborate costumes and props and sets. When I set out to write WOLF STORM, the most fun part of the preliminary planning was getting to think up my … Continue reading

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WOLF STORM – Coming 9/1/2011

I’m thrilled to be able to put up the cover of my new book, WOLF STORM, which will be released by HarperCollins on September 1, 2011. It’s an adventure for middle grade and young adult readers along the lines of … Continue reading

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