Bettercast – Podcast Interview

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Bettercast – Podcast Interview

A wild and delicious conversation with Steve-o over at habitry. He asked me if I wanted to talk about making stuff, and I said I did. Here’s the description: 5 years ago, Kent Davis had never written a novel. Now he’s published three. We learn how he got started and how he kept going when nothing he […]

The Write Question (NPR)

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The Write Question (NPR)

Had a wonderful time being interviewed by the fabulous Chérie Newman for her syndicated NPR show, The Write Question. We talked all things A Riddle in Ruby 1 and 2. Check it out here or download on iTunes!

ARIR3: Cover Reveal!

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ARIR3: Cover Reveal!

The glorious Celeste Pewter hosted a cover reveal and interview for A Riddle in Ruby 3: The Great Unravel over at her blog. Get thee hence!

PNLA Quarterly Feature

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PNLA Quarterly Feature

Librarians are some of my favorite people. So imagine my delight when the editors of the Pacific Northwest Library Association asked me to write about my (deep, weird, sometimes funny) history with libraries in the Winter 2016 edition of their quarterly magazine. Head on over!   (Photo: Marjory Collins, 1942 LC-USW3- 009925-E [P&P])

The Big Idea: The Changer’s Key

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The Big Idea: The Changer’s Key

A Riddle in Ruby 2 is pirate-y. It’s adventure-y. It’s funny-y. But it ain’t actually history. I tried to make something a bit more fun that that. I talk about that process over at John Scalzi’s blog. Drop by!

My Favorite Bit: The Changer’s Key

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My Favorite Bit: The Changer’s Key

“Who will you choose to be?” It’s one of my favorite subjects in kidlit, and I roll up my sleeves and wrastle a bit with it over at Mary Robinette Kowal’s blog. Come on over!

My Favorite Bit

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My Favorite Bit

I dropped by Mary Robinette Kowal’s fabulous blog to chat a little about one of the things I love most about the A Riddle in Ruby books. The epigraphs! They’re the little slices of the world that begin each chapter—letters, advertisements, dialogue from plays, famous quotations—all totally made up. Check it out!

Greenwillow Blog – The Magic and Science of A Riddle and Ruby

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Greenwillow Blog – The Magic and Science of A Riddle and Ruby

The lovely folks at my imprint, Greenwillow Books, asked me to talk about one of my favorite pieces of the A Riddle in Ruby series, the alchemy! Read on for a potent mixture of magic, science, and mayhem!

The Big Idea

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The Big Idea

I dropped by John Scalzi’s blog to dive a bit deeper under the hood of A Riddle in Ruby. Like, where the heck did this idea come from? It’s all right here.

You Got Your Serious in My Funny – HarperStacks

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You Got Your Serious in My Funny – HarperStacks

    I wrote a thing over on HarperStacks—the HarperCollins School & Library blog—about the joys of funny-seriousness in writing A Riddle in Ruby. I also give homage to a commercial from the 80s. Check it out here!