Brian Urlacher grew up to be one of the toughest linebackers in the NFL.

But first he had to survive middle school.

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Monday, March 16, 2015

SCBWI SpringMingle

Just got home from the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators SpringMingle conference, hosted by my region (Southern Breeze). If you want to write or illustrate for children or young adults, you really must join us at SCBWI: http://www.scbwi.org/ It’s a wonderful organization and has been enormously helpful to me in my career. That’s […]

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Last Monster Is In The Can!

I’m so excited (and relieved) that the edits for THE LAST MONSTER (Delacort/Random House) are officially done. We’re moving on to copyediting now, and I am busy outlining new material.Meanwhile, check out the new book THE MIDDLE SCHOOL RULES OF BRIAN URLACHER (BroadStreet Publishing. This is a book I had a hand in shaping, and […]

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Last Monster

I’m so thrilled to announce that THE LAST MONSTER, my middle-grade novel, has been acquired by Delacorte/Random House. I’m deep in edits right now, which means drinking lots of tea and getting red ink all over my fingers every day. The novel is scheduled for release in Spring 2016, and I’ll be updating the site […]

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