Daniel Minter

STEP RIGHT UP has been named a Junior Library Guild Selection!

SRU went to print recently. Very recently! Behind the scenes at Lee and Low Books, pdfs and pre-f&gs were sent to select reviewers, then WHAM! An email arrived, letting us know that Step Right Up has been named a fall 2016 Junior Library Guild selection. I had to read the email multiple times. What an… Read more »

STEP RIGHT UP has a cover and a release date

Welcome to my newly revamped website. Big thanks to web design guru Erik Niels at Squarebear Studio. STEP RIGHT UP: HOW DOC AND JIM KEY TAUGHT THE WORLD ABOUT KINDNESS will release in October, 2016. It’s available now for pre-order from book sellers. I. Can’t. Wait! I have seen a pdf of the entire book… Read more »

Letting Go: A Cautionary Tale for Control Freaks

originally posted on the Emu’s Debuts blog.  I’m reflecting on the surprising angst that followed my book contract. The angst of letting go. See, I love the inventive stage of writing. Don’t get me wrong, writing is damn hard. But, I love that evolving sense of possibility when worlds and characters spin out of thin… Read more »