Book signing at University Book Exchange in Greenville, NC
September 9, 2011
Author Ralph Finch and myself will be signing copies of The Adventures of PeeDee the Pirate at UBE Piratewear in Greenville, NC from 10am-1pm tomorrow. I'm told that we'll also be on Pirate Radio 1250 with Jeff Charles beforehand at 9:30am.

EC Alumni feature story
June 15, 2011
My interview & story are on pages 20-23 in the Summer 2011 issue of ECU Alumni. Big thanks to Jennifer Watson, Doug Smith, Paul Clifford, and the folks at East Carolina Alumni Association.


Lil’ Chucky Charley & His Country Bug Friends character designs
June 3, 2011
Character Designs have been completed for Lil’ Chucky Charley & His Country Bug Friends, the first volume of which will be released later this year by Paintbox Labs and Surron Music & Publishing Company (www.surron.com)

The character designs can be seen on my Facebook fan page at: www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150626240175128.687315.72843495127

Lil’ Chucky Charley & His Country Bug Friends
May 16, 2011
Recently signed on for what looks to be a fun storybook and music CD project:


Film and TV rights to Isabella and Alexander optioned
May 16, 2011
Just received word today that the film and TV rights to My Name is Not Isabella and My Name is Not Alexander have been optioned by Facinelli Films. Link to the Variety article is below:


In Cary, NC this afternoon
April 13, 2011
I will be at the Barnes & Noble in Cary, NC late this afternoon (4-6pm) for Educator Appreciation Night, if anyone would like to come out and say hi!


Isabella is back on the New York Times Best Seller list...and this time she brought a friend.
April 1, 2011
After a three month absence, My Name is Not Isabella has made it back onto The New York Times Best Seller list, but this time she's not alone. Following right behind her #9 slot is My Name is Not Alexander at #10...less than one month after his official retail release!


Having a book on the NYT Best Seller list in the first place was already exciting, but having two on the list at the same time...well, that feeling is kind of indescribable.

Bookstore appearances in the Triangle area (NC)
March 19, 2011
With the recent release of My Name Is Not Alexander, I will be making a series of bookstore appearances in the Triangle area next week to read to the kids (and maybe draw some pictures). If you have young kids, feel free to come by, hang out, and say hi!

Here's where I'll be:

Monday 3/21
Quail Ridge Books on Wade Ave in Raleigh
10 am

Tuesday 3/22
Flyleaf Books on MLKJr Blvd in Chapel Hill
11 am

Wednesday 3/23
Barnes & Noble in Cary Commons
10 am

Friday 3/25
Barnes & Noble on Renaissance Pkwy in Durham (Streets at Southpoint)
10:30 am
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