Bedlam Brewing in Shady Tree

It's been a while since my last blog. You see, I've been in Shady Tree helping Madam Macaroni and the Maestros uncover a fiendish plot by a mysterious man cloaked in black (identity unknown to us at this point in…Read more

A Letter to a Young Reader

A young reader recently asked me a very curious question. “Why does a writer write books?” After giving this a great deal of thought, I’ve decided to dedicate this blog to answering it.

Dear Emily,

First of all, let me…Read more

A Call to All Writers!

Welcome to my blog, which I have entitled, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride (A Writer’s Journey). Wind in the Willows is one of my favorite children’s books ever! If you’ve read it, you’ll remember Mr. Toad and his out-of-control motor car…Read more