Educator’s Guide for The Devil’s Backbone:

The activities in this guide align with Common Core Standards for English Language Arts for grades 4-6. To download, click HERE.


Workshops/Presentations available for Elementary/Middle School Students:

Tennessee History on the Natchez Trace

Traveling the Trace: 444 miles of research for The Devil’s Backbone

Revision: Writing a Book is all about Rewriting


Free Skype Chat:

Q&A: What’s it like being an AUTHOR?

TEACHERS: To book a school visit or a FREE Skype chat, please email HERE.


Workshops available for Writers: 

Fabulous Firstborn, Mischievous Middle Child, Beautiful Baby: How Birth Order Affects Your Characters


Using Archetypes to Create Characters:  Heroes, Villains, & Sidekicks

    co-presented with Cate Hart


V is for Villain:  Creating a Remarkable Villain for any Genre - YA to Romantic Suspense to Thriller 

    co-presented with Cate Hart