Category: Writing For Young People

Why #WeNeedDiverseBooks

I recently posted a guest blog at the lovely GEO LIBRARIAN‘s website about the hot-button topic  #WeNeedDiverseBooks. I posted some drawings I did as a child to illustrate the importance of diversity in children’s literature. In these pictures, there are images of me identifying myself as an Asian American child with black hair. I also…
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February Fun: Cool Music Gigs & Exciting Book Preview News!

Hello! Some fun updates for this month’s blog plus an exciting preview announcement of my next book! Right now, as you can see from the picture above, I’ll be in the writing bat cave for the rest of this month. Before I go AWOL for the rest of February, I wanted to update everyone on…
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March Update: JANM Panel, Nikki Grimes, and more!

Hello from the writing batcave! I recently left the confines of my writing batcave to attend a wonderful class on “Novels in Verse” by esteemed poet NIKKI GRIMES for the March 9-10, 2013 SCBWI Writers Day conference. I also will be sneaking out of the batcave on Saturday March 23rd to be a panel speaker…
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