Moscow Monster

Moscow Monster

The intrepid Moscow Monster showing off its giant teeth. How many will stop going to the beaches in Moscow, now? This one had many stumped and the Russian response didn’t help put anyone at ease. From Cracked: The Moscow Monster clearly came from the ocean, yet...
10 Rules of Writing

10 Rules of Writing

Okay, so maybe this has been blogged to death. I just found Margaret Atwood’s advice rather helpful today. Maybe you will too! Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t...
Authors Imagining

Authors Imagining

Okay, we had to make this video. Why? you don’t ask yourself, but should have. This is what it’s like writing with a partner. The bumps, the redirections, the start-overs, the what-are-you-thinking?! moments all wrapped up into one....
Monster Talk

Monster Talk

The two authors of Friday Night Monster Club try to go into a bit more detail on the antagonist monster of their book. But clarity doesn’t always bring about better understanding. Friday Night Monster Club: Fabricating traps and weapons from yard sale finds, a...
Monsters in Sweaters

Monsters in Sweaters

I’ve got three children who all LOVE monsters! The only things is that they love them up to a degree. They like the creepy thing that monsters have going on but they don’t like the down-right scare parts. So, in order to help children the world over,...