fairytales

The Big House – Out Today

October 7, 2014 // 16 Comments

My first children’s story has just been published. It’s called The Big House and it comes out today. It’s a story about two siblings, Theo and Audrey, who discover that their new home is full of wonders. But one door leaves them in a strange and empty land from which they must embark on a desperate journey [...]

Fatherless Fiction

September 17, 2014 // 25 Comments

I have four children under the age of ten so I read a lot of children’s books. Sometimes I even read them to my kids! A recurring theme I have noticed in children’s literature is this: Moms and dads are usually absent. And if the parents are mentioned, they are often negligent kill-joys who hinder and [...]