Living in reasonable proximity to my hometown has always been a comfort to me. Even when life and kids and work meant the occasional long stretches between visits, I knew I could hop on a train or jump in my car and be in New York in a few short hours. It's strange for me to feel even the slightest … [Read more...]
Release Day: Bunny In The Middle!
Dear Readers, We are so excited to share with you our latest collaboration, Bunny in the Middle. This story really began many years ago—when an illustrator met a copywriter, got married, moved to a little cottage near the sea, and had two daughters. Then, a third daughter … [Read more...]
Where Dreams Are Born: Why #OwnVoices Needs Your Support
The first Broadway show my parents ever took me to was Peter Pan starring Sandy Duncan. I was six years old and utterly captivated. Everything about the show thrilled me: the larger-than-life sets, the sweeping music—seeing kids singing, FLYING, dancing! I bought the soundtrack and pretended I was … [Read more...]
JD Spero on Spellbinding New YA “Concerto”
Today, I have the great pleasure of spotlighting a writer I've known for (wait for it...) 32 years. When we met, we were two curly-headed tweens attending summer theatre camp in upstate, New York. Like a moth to a bright light, I was instantly drawn to this feisty, funny, creative spirit, who had a … [Read more...]
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