April 2020

#MyrtleMondays: Make your own Victorian Stereoscope

  Today’s post is a Making Monday, all about a classic Victorian stay-at-home amusement. My Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries series is about a 12-year-old English girl in 1893, and along the way, I’ll be sharing things that would be familiar to kids of her era. Throughout the 19th century, people everywhere were enchanted by three-dimensional imagery… Read more »

A #Myrtle Mondays #DoubleMyrtle Cover Reveal!

On this #MyrtleMonday, I’ll be doing a virtual school visit for Liberty Middle School’s Writers Festival, chatting with the kids about writing, Making, and Myrtle! But for everyone else, I’m so excited to share the amazing (stupendous, glorious, gorgeous, breathtaking, and absolutely magnificent) cover for Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries Book 2: How to Get Away with… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Premeditated Myrtle Unboxing!

Today’s #MyrtleMondays post is a happy surprise! I had Something Else planned, but you’ll just have to wait (oooh, suspense!), because… I got my AUTHOR COPIES!!! The shipment almost languished after the abrupt exodus of everyone from my publisher’s physical offices, but an industrious elf (or, most likely, a hardworking team of #Essential Elves) managed… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays: Now a #DoubleMyrtle!

Every great mystery story has a surprise twist. Here’s mine: It seems the world and the news are changing daily right now, doesn’t it? There’s been a bit of a shakeup in Myrtle’s universe, as well–but it’s a Very Exciting One, Indeed! As shipping companies, warehouses, and other businesses are adjusting their schedules to prioritize… Read more »