ALONE IN THE WOODS is now available!

For each book I’ve released, I’ve spent time in my home state of Wisconsin, visiting schools and talking with young readers. And during every single Q&A, the same question has come up: Have you written any stories set in Wisconsin? It took me years, and four other...

Alone in the Woods ARCs

I got a fun surprise in the mail the other day–a big box of books. Not just any books, though–advance reader copies of Alone in the Woods! Of course I had to take them out to the park for a proper photo:   Here’s a sneak peek at the interior...

Announcing ALONE IN THE WOODS!

There’s a reason I’ve been in my writing cave lately: I’ve been finishing final edits on a new book coming out this year! Alone in the Woods releases on October 6, 2020. And the awesome website YAYOMG! helped me share its super-cool cover and an...

Ants and Grasshoppers

Usually, I’m an ant. I like having to-do lists and schedules, deadlines and goals, and I’m at my happiest when I’m working as much as playing, or maybe even a little more. But not in August. As the fable goes, there’s a time for work and a time...

Recent Adventuring

It’s no secret that I love history and I love the beach (I mean, it’s right there in my bio, along with doughnuts and laughing). Last week my husband and I explored Bermuda, and I got to combine the two in one fun, relaxing, and inspiring vacation....