Author Archives: danielnayeri

About danielnayeri

Daniel is the author of HOW TO TELL A STORY and STRAW HOUSE, WOOD HOUSE, BRICK HOUSE, BLOW. He is also the Director of Children's Books at Workman Publishing. He got his start in publishing as a Literary Agent. This site was created to answer any questions readers might have about books in one place. If you have a question, please email Daniel.Nayeri at gmail.

How I Got Into Publishing

Last year, I joined the newly created Diversity Committee of the Children’s Book Council. I’m sure I’ll talk more about it, but for now, I wanted to cross post a few pieces I did for the blog. I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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School Visits!

I am SO excited to unveil my School Presentation. This is the interactive dog & pony show I do at schools whenever I speak about storytelling conventions and genre writing. I hope you like it! Obviously, if you’re a teacher, … Continue reading

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Biblioklept Interview

Had a great time interviewing with Biblioklept. Somehow I let this inappropriate gem about the censorship issue get past my own internal censors: “I think both sides of the argument are often concern-trolling-—one side saying kids shouldn’t hear the f-word, … Continue reading

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Interview with Kidlit.com

An interview with Mary Kole at Kidlit.com! She calls me a “renegade,” which makes me feel like this guy: I’m probably more similar to the kid in Mary’s banner, though. Except for being a girl and all. On second thought, I … Continue reading

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The Art of Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow

As I mentioned in the last post, eight incredible artists created works inspired by Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow, and their art was displayed in the International Arts Movement Gallery at the launch party. I am so grateful … Continue reading

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STRAW HOUSE VIDEOS ARE HERE!

I have thoughts on book trailers. I’ll probably post them soon. Mostly, they revolve around how hard they are. So, when it came time to create the trailers for STRAW HOUSE, WOOD HOUSE, BRICK HOUSE, BLOW, I was insanely lucky … Continue reading

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WOA!

First up in the Wall of Art: Lucas de Alcântara Mario as the charmer of piranha plants? More like Mario as the charmer of OUR HEARTS!

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