Greetings from Maine

February 22, 2018

900 pixel Deer Isle Lobster Shackphoto by Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld

What would you do if you unearthed a note with the single word HELP on it?

If you’re Finch Martin, whose dream is to uncover a dinosaur fossil and name a new species after himself, you don’t stop digging until you get to the bottom of the story.

“Finchosaurus,” my newest middle-grade novel, will be published by Islandport Press in October 2018.


Best day job for a writer?

October 3, 2017

PPL 06 exterior Robert Benson photographyEven though “She’s closing up the library!” was a dark fate best avoided in “It’s A Wonderful Life,” I think working at the Portland Public Library is pretty wonderful.

Photo by Robert Benson


Free To Good Home

July 9, 2014

MSBAlogoThe Waffler was selected for this year’s Maine Student Book Award list, and I’m celebrating with a book giveaway. So contact me via email, Facebook message or pony express! The first ten people are winners.


Calling All Teachers

June 4, 2013

Did you know that In Memory Of Gorfman T Frog is available in paperback from Scholastic? The price is nice.

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