As a kid I always knew I was going to be a writer. It was that or being the guy who hands out samples at the supermarket (I liked the easy access to the snack foods).
Every day I get to sit down and make stuff up. Let me tell you, that's a pretty great way to spend your time. Especially if you have a dog named Zeus perched on the chair behind you and an iced coffee by your side. Give me those things and then I'm all set to do my best putting words together to tell a story I hope you'll like.
MILO: STICKY NOTES & BRAIN FREEZE is my latest book and I am so proud that it exists. Winner of the SCBWI Sid Fleischman Humor Award, MILO is a funny story about a 13 year-old boy trying to figure out how to fit in and make sense of all the changes swirling around him. Filled with my cartoons and illustrations, it is also a heartwarming book that tells the story of a boy learning how to say the goodbye he never had the chance to say.
Milo is a weird and funny kid learning how to live without his mom. The book is so important to me because I was Milo. I lost my mom when I was nine and that was the moment my own life went from being normal - to being something that didn't make sense any more.
I wrote the book because it was a story that needed to come out of me. That's why it is a funny book. A sad book. A hopeful book and a helpful book.
MILO: STICKY NOTES & BRAIN FREEZE is the book I hope you enjoy as well!