Jun 202014
 
Book Dad on the Classics

As parents we live in an exciting time for the youth book market – especially if you market books for youth. Ever since Harry Potter became, well Harry Potter, and J.K. Rowling got that giant swimming pool of money everyone has been scrambling to find the next big thing. On one level it’s an amusing [Read more…]

Nov 202013
 
Pride and Prejudice

My wife has been a big fan of 18th century British women novelists since she was knee high to a grasshopper. As I’ve said here before, while I was lounging around my room reading comic books she was reading Jane Eyre by candlelight. Because there was a blackout in the old Dutch farmhouse they were living [Read more…]

Jan 072012
 
Eclectic Dad Sets the Stage

There’s one thing I should establish early on, my wife, coming from a military family, was raised primarily in Scotland and other locations around Europe and the US. But mostly Scotland. Because of this she was raised without the benefit of American television. No Brady Bunch, no Love Boat, or going back even further, no [Read more…]