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CHARACTERS TO FIT THE AUDIENCE

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Blog, Writing | 0 comments

Long ago, I took a big step with my first middle grade book, I’m 12 Years Old And I Saved The World. So I cleaned up the first few chapters and—after making sure she was game—shot it over to a writer friend who has at least a dozen books in the last bookstore you visited. She gave it a read, chopped off the first six chapters (Ouch!), and told me...

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NEW BOOK PRESS

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog, News | 0 comments

It’s been very exciting and humbling to see I’m 13 Years Old And I Changed The World getting some good press. For this, I am very thankful, as the more press it gets, the more money we’re able to send to the Duncan family. Here is a story that ran in the Cleveland Daily Banner earlier this week. And yes, I always look...

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PRE-ORDERS NOW AVAILABLE & HELPING FAMILY IN NEED

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in News | 0 comments

In D.K. Brantley’s first book, I’m 12 Years Old And I Saved The World (Sir Brody Books, $5.99), Adam Shannon Dakota Carr had to save his parents’ marriage by helping them fall in love again. In the follow-up book, I’m 13 Years Old And I Changed The World, Adam faces a deadly foe: cancer. And it’s attacking his best friend, Big Mike. In the real world,...

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GOING INTERNATIONAL

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Blog, News | 0 comments

A year or two ago, my friend Lurlene McDaniel had a suggestion: join the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, “The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature.” Well, it took more time than necessary, but I finally did it. And I’m thrilled! What am I thrilled...

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REVIEW OF I’M 12 YEARS OLD AND I SAVED THE WORLD

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Quite a few moons ago, a book-loving lady graciously reviewed I’m 12 Years Old And I Saved The World on her blog, Read by Me. While the book felt a little young for her (she’s more into young-adult fiction), she had some kind things to say. So in an effort to toot my own horn and thank Anna for the review, I point you in the review’s...

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