Author Profile: John Abernathy

Q. Why did you decide to write this book? A. If you leave any one person alone with a kid long enough, one of them will try to teach something to the other.  As a “pack” I think people have this whole instinctual-drive-to-educate thing going on, and I was somehow lucky enough to grow into [...]

Author Interview: John Abernathy

Q. What excites you most about your company’s unique publishing process? Why did you choose it over more traditional book formats? A. It’s not hard to tell that personalized stories resonate longer and louder in the imaginations of children, and that an active imagination fosters a lifetime of curiosity and creativity.  I like to think [...]

Guest Blog: Writing for Kids

Writing for Kids By John Abernathy As a little-if-at-all-known author of only minor publication and celebrity comparable to your local spelling bee champion, I am often called upon to divulge wisdom from my vault of knowledge and experience.  If I had a nickel for every time someone stopped to ask for some advice or guidance [...]

Guest Blog: Cartoons & Censorship

Cartoons & Censorship By John Abernathy This article started out about what a difficult and harrowing job it is to write books for kids, but it accidentally turned into seven-hundred words about cartoons and censorship because I rarely pay attention to what I’m writing.  To be honest I’m not even sure I have heard anyone [...]

Guest Blog: Idearrhea

Idearrhea By John Abernathy You’re probably familiar with writer’s block: the purported scourge of professional and amateur authors alike in which the creativity of storytelling gets all gooey and blocked up like a manatee at a water park. There is, in fact, a significant chance that the preceding simile is a result of writer’s block. I’m [...]

Guest Blog: Charge of Youthful Aging

Charge of Youthful Aging By John Abernathy Like all adult human beings who have recently recovered from a condition known as their “mid-twenties,” I suddenly find myself becoming aware of the fact that I may not be immortal after all.  People, it seems, have a tendency to age whether they like it or not.  This [...]