Words Matter: 15 Seconds of Truth

Earlier this year, I recorded a quick little video for Amazon Publishing to post on their public websites to promote my newly bestselling book THE EAGLE TREE. This is a post about what words I chose to use, and why.        15 seconds of talking might not matter much....

An Interactive Evening with Ned Hayes and Friends

OLYMPIA, WA, JUNE 4, 2016 Browsers Bookstore in Olympia is excited to host an “Interactive Evening” with Author Ned Hayes, featuring notable local actors performing scenes from his bestselling novel The Eagle Tree. The Eagle Tree by Ned Hayes (Little A) was a # 1...

Research – New Novel

I’m working on a new novel, in very early stages. Requires quite a bit of historical research. See if you can tell from this stack of books where my research is taking me… and in which historical period my novel-in-progress is set....

Author Reading – THE EAGLE TREE

Author Reading from the new novel THE EAGLE TREE at the Rainier Writing Workshop in August 2015. THE EAGLE TREE is an unusual coming-of-age story told in the first person by March Wong, an autistic 14 year old boy obsessed with the trees of the Pacific Northwest.  ...