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Videos

Nightbooks Official Trailer! Nightbooks is Barnes and Noble’s Monthly Pick for October! Nightbooks Audiobook Excerpt! My inspirations for Nightbooks! Top 5 Scariest Settings in Books! Would You Rather… The Thickety: A Path Begins Official Book Trailer The Thickety: The Whispering Trees Official Book Trailer “Good Vs. Wiivil” is a short film I wrote for Escape […]

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Interviews

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (ft. J.A. White & Betsy Bird) Telling Lies to Children Podcast On this podcast, author Paul Durham and I tell lies to children. Writing Wrongs Podcast I join author Matt Myklusch on his Writing Wrongs podcast.  Wackiness ensues. Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing Fantasy How Being a […]

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Story Starters

Here are 31 creepy story starters for young authors.  Starting a story is often the hardest part, so I hope these get your gears spinning and ink flowing! Teachers, feel free to use this page as a fun writing assignment.  Print and post these photos to your heart’s desire. Happy writing!

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Tips for Writers

My favorite part of visiting schools is all the wonderful questions that children ask me after my presentation.  A lot of these deal with writing, and it’s always heartening to see young people eager to improve their craft. I’ve answered the most common questions below for any aspiring authors out there!

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