CHALLENGER DEEP is a National Book Award Young People’s Literature Nominee!

  September News: Challenger Deep Honors, Violent Ends, the Unwind Movie, and More I’m thrilled to announce that Challenger Deep is one of ten books nominated for the young-adult division of the National Book Award! Yee-haw! My son and co-writer Brendan and I are humbled and beyond honored to receive this recognition….

Violent Ends Excerpt

On August 31, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With 1 Comment

When I was approached by Shaun David Hutchinson about contributing to a story to Violent Ends, a collection about a school shooter, my mind started to race. On the one hand, I was intrigued, and fascinated by the idea of getting into the mind of a kid so troubled he would…