Eric Blogs about Books and Writing

Bad News
Posted on 19, Jul, 2014 under Books, Reading, Writing.

I have some disappointing news for fans of Anansi the Spider. I haven’t written an Anansi story in for several years. About two months ago I had an idea that I thought might work. I called the story “Anansi’s Midnight

The Runaway Tortilla Returns
Posted on 11, Jul, 2014 under Books, Illustration.

Fans of The Runaway Tortilla know that the book has been out of print for at least two years. You can get a copy on Amazon. However, those often cost hundreds of dollars. Really! I have a better idea. Wait

The Greeds
Posted on 10, May, 2014 under Writing.

I love getting letters from kids. Some are tricky to answer, especially when the red-eyed Greed Monster raises its head. “Can you send me an autograph?” “Can you put me in a book?” “Can you send me a free book?”

‘Tis The Season
Posted on 06, May, 2014 under Website Stuff, Writing.

‘Tis the season…” For some reason the spring brings a flood of emails from children asking me questions about my books, how I write them, and how I became an author. They seem to come from specific cities, so I

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