Making

#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 »

Making it through Tough Times

This has been making the rounds on social media this week: It’s funny, and yet… it’s not so funny. Many Makers’ homes look a lot like that already, and it’s a reflection of one particular way we cope with stress and crisis. We¬†make stuff. Our current bewildering global health catastrophe is no different: makers everywhere… Read more »

Making a Book Cover: Premeditated Myrtle

I am so excited to finally share the now-public cover for Premeditated Myrtle! The Big Event was hosted at Middle Grade Book Village, so please head on over there and check it out! All the links (pre-order, etc) should now be active, huzzah! (Sending giant thanks to my in-spouse social media manager, CJ, for his… Read more »