It’s Not Babysitting–It’s My Kids

Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any reviews, giveaways, promotions, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! It’s tough breaking expected gender roles.  In my house, I am the stay-at-home and my wife is a doctor.  My boys are growing up expecting Dad to be …

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Elementary School Kids Rock

About an hour ago, I finished my second of two speaking appearances at elementary schools.  Yesterday, I spoke to a group of fourth graders and today to a group of third graders.  First, I spoke to them about the writing process (Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Proofreading, and Publishing) and engaging them in an activity that I …

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Darkness Can’t Be Invisible, Wall Street Journal

A lot of the young adult community (authors, readers, publishers, even teachers and librarians) have been up in arms defending Young Adult literature after the Wall Street Journal posted a scathing article by critic Meghan Cox Gurdon (read it here).  She claimed that the content of Young Adult literature was too dark and that it …

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Content Ratings on Books? George Orwell’s Worst Nightmare.

While perusing the forums over on Amazon.com, I came across a discussion labeled: “Should there be content ratings on Amazon?” (here)  I immediately cringed before I even clicked on the link.  Visions of 1984 began running through my mind.  My first response to this was: who would be responsible for the ratings? If you read …

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Wow. What a Ride!

Having just finished up tallying the overwhelming responses from the Blog Tour de Troops this past weekend, I am so amazed and proud of the response that the 35 of us on the tour received.  Each of us received well over 100 unique respondents to our posts, meaning that approximately 4,000 books were earned for …

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Blog Tour de Troops – My Turn!

Welcome to my stop on the Blog Tour de Troops from the Indie Book Collective!  The stop before mine is Laurel Osterkamp‘s Blog.  The next stop (which will be live first thing tomorrow morning) is Carolyn McCray‘s.  Hang here and we’ll have some fun conversation!  If you forget how this works, my last blog post …

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Blog Tour de Troops/eBook Giveaways

I am proud to announce that I have signed up to be part of the Blog Tour de Troops, an Indie Book Collective event.  I am one of over 30 indie authors who will be giving away free copies of my eBook this Memorial Day weekend as a part of a four-day blog hop.  The …

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Adrenaline Vault Interview

I have recently had the pleasure of having an interview done by one of the bloggers over at Adrenaline Vault, a great indy game review/information site.  I was able to express how a lot of my writing is inspired by or parodies video games.  Since gaming has been such an important part of my life, …

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Elementary School Visit

Title: Elementary School Visit Location: Cooperstown Elementary School Description: Jeremy will be visiting a language arts class at Cooperstown Elementary School to discuss the process of writing, revision, and publishing with students. It is sure to be a fun time! Obviously, this is not a public event. Date: 2011-06-13

Signing/Reading/Etc @ Earth 383

Title: Signing/Reading/Etc @ Earth 383 Location: Earth 383 Comics & Games Link out: Earth 383 Comics & Games Description: Jeremy will be at Earth 383 Comics & Games located at 113 North Water St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 for a book signing/reading/Q&A or whatever else happens to come up. He has stated that he will …

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