To keep Thanksgiving alive during November, author shares her favorite quotes on being thankful.
Seven Similarities of Plots and Projects
Writing a novel and creating a software project schedule seem as alike as sumo wrestling and calf roping. Jean Neff Guthrie, young adult science fiction author and information technology program manager, reveals seven similarities that meld her two passions.
Dare-me Halloween Costumes
On Halloween, most kids want to dress up as a vampire, witch, or main character from the most recent superhero movie. Aria Vanir says, “nuke to the no” for these boring choices. Here are her seven ideas to turn a Halloween cloak from boring to daring.
Pendant of One Hundred Faces
What does Aria see when she looks into the Pendant of One Hundred Faces, a gift from the alien queen?
2016 Decatur Book Festival Photoblog
Photographs from the Decatur Book Festival, Emerging Writers Tent, on September 3, 2016 in Decatur, Georgia.
Queen of my Own Sandcastle
In a July, 2028 transmission diary (tDiary) entry, Aria dreams about being the queen of her own castle. What would it look like, and how would she spend her days there?
Author Interview by Lela Markham
Lela Markham, author and blogger, interviews Jean Neff Guthrie. What would Jean do if she were dropped in a remote Alaska cabin for a month?
Book Signing at Claytor Lake Festival
Photographs from book signing at the Claytor Lake Festival June 11, 2016 in Dublin, Virginia.
Decatur Arts Festival’s Gallery Show of Book Covers
Photographs from the Gallery Show at the Decatur Library on May 27, 2016. Congratulations to Michele Phillips, illustrator of “Mystical Aria: Seeking the Gallion Queen,” for her invitation to display this book’s cover design in the Gallery Show, which was conducted in conjunction with the Decatur Arts Festival’s Art Walk.
End of School
School year 2027-2028 has ended, and Aria looks forward to surfing and wave-running at Virginia Beach. Will her secret crush, Drake, notice her? Will the good aliens–Gallions–who contacted Aria through her transmission diary (tDiary) come to visit during the summer?