Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, this is the moment you've been waiting for. Over the past weeks, you’ve made some excellent guesses at the cover design, and one of you even told me what you thought the title would be! Who was wrong? Who was right? And what kind of adventure do the Bakers … Continue reading Baker 7 Title and Cover … Revealed!
This time, instead of announcing the winners of the Baker 7 giveaway on a blog post, I decided to make a short video! I also took the opportunity to tell you a bit about my trip to Scotland and the things that inspired me to set the upcoming Baker Family Adventure there. The drawing starts … Continue reading Giveaway Winners! (plus a glimpse of my trip to Scotland)
After lots of work, late nights, and creative ebbs and flows, it was such a treat to visit a favourite coffee shop with a paper-and-ink version of Baker 7. A few times I had to pause, pencil in hand, and stare out the window, overcome with the thought that the finish line is in sight. … Continue reading Savouring the Moment
Remember the giveaway of 2 copies of the Bakers' brand-new adventure in Scotland? There's good news -- given the amount of interest in the giveaway, we've decided to add an extra copy of Baker #7! So now there are THREE copies to be given away; two to US entrants, and one to UK entrants! The … Continue reading Update: Giveaway Time!
It's my 5th anniversary of being a published author! It's also 2 years since the Baker series came back in print with Grace & Truth Books, and 1 year since I was in Scotland gathering inspiration for Baker book #7 Will you help me celebrate? I'm looking to give away TWO copies of Baker book … Continue reading Giveaway Time
This is a super short post to say that editing is underway for the Bakers' 7th adventure (in Scotland). The title will be announced soon, and the the story will, Lord willing, be published in time for Christmas! In the meantime, here's a little question for you. Last year, we settled around a table at … Continue reading Good News for Baker 7
Thank you for sending along more of your questions! Today I answer questions about Jigson's backstory and the ethos of writing. If you missed the previous posts, here's Part 1 and Part 2. 1. My sister and I were wondering if you have made a backstory for Jigson? Or will some more of his history … Continue reading Your Questions Answered Part 3
Wet heather brushed his chin and drenched his pants, while his lungs filled with the heady scent of earth and musty, damp tweed. He felt more like a predator than ever before, his heart pumping with the mounting adrenaline of the chase. “It’s your shot, lad.” Andy wriggled closer. Next moment, the smooth wooden stock … Continue reading A Peek at Book 7’s Scotland Action
Wow! There are 99 comments so far on the "Announcing Baker 7" post! Thank you for sending great suggestions for the next adventure and asking the questions you'd love to have answered. It's a privilege to hear your thoughts, find out about your favorite characters (some of which are surprising!), and tap into your creative … Continue reading What Color Do You Think Baker Adventure #7 Will Be?
"What is she doing?" Andy asked in a furtive whisper, leaning close to Abby and Phil. Abby studied the object of his attention for a moment, then pursed her lips. "I know that far-away look." They turned to look again at the person staring out the window, her fingers frozen over a keyboard while a … Continue reading Announcing Baker 7