About HM Waugh

I’m a children’s book writer who believes you can’t write an awesome manuscript without reading a library’s worth of awesome books. So that’s what I do. And HM Waughyou learn best when you teach others, so I’m recording what I find along the way.

My book reviews look at what worked. I love to deconstruct books.

Why was a particular book popular?

Why did it win an award or a bevy of devoted fans?

I write all types of kidlit: Picture books, junior fiction, middle-grade, young adult. I love them all! When writing I usually require a pot of tea beside me, even if it often goes cold.

I live with my hubby and daughter. And five neon tetra fish, all named Pony. Because that’s how it rolled on the day…

Read, enjoy and join the conversation!

HM (Heather) Waugh

All photos on the blog are mine (or my husband’s) except for book cover shots, which come from publisher or author websites, and free images through Pablo.

Please note: I don’t accept unsolicited books for review.