I had an interesting experience two days ago when I visited Winterhaven School here in Portland. The kids were great. I especially enjoyed my program for the 4th and 5th graders. We were able to look at writing in much more depth. A number of children came up to me after the program. One girl—I [...]
This has happened twice in the past three days. Children have used the Ask Eric page to write to me. They had some excellent questions. I wrote back and my email was promptly returned as undeliverable. Wrong email address. There’s nothing I can do. I have no way to contact them. I want all of [...]
Here’s a terrific article about American Fantasy by my friend Bobbi Miller that I want to share. It’s well worth reading if you love folklore and fantasy. Bobbi’s new book, Big River’s Daughter, is my favorite book so far this year. Click HERE for the link.
Does it get better than this? JoAnn Berg, a preschool teacher, took the time to write to me about my book, The Three Little Tamales. Here’s what she wrote: I am a preschool teacher. I teach mostly children whose families are from Mexico. I found your book, The Three Little Tamales. My children loved the [...]
This was an exciting week. Little Red Hot was officially published last Monday. All sorts of good things have happened since then. Amazon had an online special featuring Little Red Hot and my other Amazon books. That should result in a few sales, considering that Amazon promotions go out all over the world. Our local [...]
Jayne Moraski has her post up. Click HERE to link to her blog.
I’ve tossed the Blog Tour ball to Nina Laden. Her response to the questions is posted. Click HERE for the link to her blog page. Elizabeth Winthrop and Ann Angel wanted to join, too. I don’t see their entries up yet. I’ll post links when they’re up. This is fun. Let ‘s keep the tour [...]
The idea of taking part in a blog tour is proving popular. Pam tells me I can tag more than one person. Nina Laden will post her responses to the questions in a few days. Elizabeth Winthrop wants to take part. I may have a few more names to add as well. I will post [...]
The Next Big Thing is an author blog tour. What’s a blog tour? A blog tour gives those on the tour a chance to meet different authors by way of their blogs. The Next Big Thing began in Australia. Each week a different author answers specific questions about his or her upcoming book. The answers [...]
I had a grand time visiting Kalapuya Elementary School in Salem this Friday. As always happens, a couple of children asked if I would dedicate a book to them. What do you say to that? I always say that I couldn’t write enough books to have one for every person who asks for a dedication. [...]