I’m super excited to finally be able to share the cover of book 1 of the Jasmine Toguchi series, Mochi Queen! Ready or not, here it is! Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen (FSG/July 11, 2017) Eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is a flamingo fan, tree climber, and top-notch mess-maker! She’s also tired of her big sister, Sophie, always… Read more »
Debbi Michiko Florence
Dorothy & Toto Author Copies!
There is nothing better than getting a surprise package in the mail. Yesterday, I found a box sitting on my front stoop. When I peeked at the return address and saw it was from Capstone, I squealed! I immediately tore open the box and inside were my author copies of my Dorothy & Toto early… Read more »
The Long Bumpy Road
Originally posted on Emu’s Debuts on October 22, 2015 …learning how to endure your disappointment and frustration is part of the job of a creative person. — BIG MAGIC, Elizabeth Gilbert Like many writers, I have been writing stories since childhood. I have always been passionate about stories. I first decided to write fiction… Read more »
A Book Deal!
I am absolutely over-the-moon thrilled to be able to share this amazing news! This a dream come true for me! More than! Because when I wrote Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen well over five years ago, I wrote it as a stand-alone chapter book. Now, it’s a series! *thunk* And I get to work with the… Read more »