Working Hard at Working Hard and Looking for Opportunity

TODAY’S BREW: Gingerbread, because I’m still holding on. By Julie  BEST OF NEW YEARS TO YOU ALL! I don’t know about you guys, but a new year for me doesn’t start out with I’M GOING TO CHANGE EVERYTHING I DON’T LIKE AND DO BETTER AT ALL THE THINGS I DO LIKE AND ALL OF THISContinue reading “Working Hard at Working Hard and Looking for Opportunity”

You, Me, and Barrel House Z

TODAY’S BREW: coconut laced with…cream. Yeah, cream. By Julie  HARPY HOLIDAYS, FOLKS! (See what I did there? I won’t ever let it go #buymybook.) This Christmas/I’ll give you my harp/ee The very next day/You’ll read it away… Okay, seriously though, I’ll be at the Holiday Market Place at Barrel House Z in Weymouth, MA THIS VERYContinue reading “You, Me, and Barrel House Z”

When So Much Good Happens You Feel Pukey From Smiling and Happy-Crying: The Holly Jolly Hedge Fund

TODAY’S BREW: Dunkins dregs By Julie  It’s occurred to me that blogging falls to the wayside A LOT, and that my blogs lately are about doing things for literacy and kids. Well, today that’s what I’m writing about, so suck it up. A truly amazing thing has happened. You all know how I run ScholasticContinue reading “When So Much Good Happens You Feel Pukey From Smiling and Happy-Crying: The Holly Jolly Hedge Fund”

Doing Things About Literacy With Julie

TODAY’S BREW: Pumpkin Peppermint Gingerbread. It’s mid-season, what do you want from me? By Julie  I had the extraordinary pleasure of participating in our Community Literacy Night hosted by my Bennett’s middle school on Thursday, and let me tell you, I loved it. Pretty sure I was the only author with a child in thatContinue reading “Doing Things About Literacy With Julie”

JUST FUN STUFF with Julie

TODAY’S BREW: HARD CIDER OUT OF THE SKULL OF A THESTRAL. It’s time to go to the Pumpkin Spectacular! By Julie  You’re like, WHAT. This is a thestral, if you aren’t a Potter nerd. A black skeleton-bat-horse that only people who have seen death can see: Pretty sure that’s my patronus. And the Pumpkin Spectacular atContinue reading “JUST FUN STUFF with Julie”

Artist Dan Kern and KITTY.

TODAY’S BREW: I MADE ANATOMICAL HEART CHOCOLATES AND THAT’S NOT COFFEE By Julie This is my friend Dan’s cat. Dan Kern is the artist I plan to collaborate with to make THE HARPY a graphic novel, so SURPRISE. Neither of us have ever done such a thing, but you learn by doing, right? Check out his art HEREContinue reading “Artist Dan Kern and KITTY.”

#IndieAuthorDay

TODAY’S BREW: caffeine mainlined into each eyeball By Julie  First, thank you to everyone who’s reached out or thought of me and my family in the passing of my stepdad, Wayne Nelson. He was the most generous soul in the world and is sorely missed. I’m not ready to talk about that yet. What IContinue reading “#IndieAuthorDay”

Cover Reveal: The Harpy

TODAY’S BREW: Iced coffee with cinnamon and a pumpkin donut By Jolene Huge thank you to everyone who signed up to join Julie’s email list to be the first to see the cover for The Harpy. Many of you have been feasting your eyes on it since this morning. The feedback has been amazing andContinue reading “Cover Reveal: The Harpy”

YOU can see The Harpy cover first!

TODAY’S BREW: Kind of gross tea. What?! I’m sick. By Jolene Hello friends and enemies (and frenemies). Some exciting stuff has been happening around here. You see, there’s this book called The Harpy that my insanely talented friend Julie has written. It also happens to be coming out THIS MONTH. You have the chance toContinue reading “YOU can see The Harpy cover first!”