On this page you can find every blog post I’ve ever published. Happy reading!
|Here’s the cover, title and plot of Once Upon A Tim #4!|
The release of the third book in the Tim series, Sea of Terror, is less …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||May 4, 2023|
|The exclusive edition of Spy School Goes North is now available for pre-order from Barnes & Noble!|
Hi everyone! As has been the case with every Spy School novel since Evil Spy …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||April 12, 2023|
|Looking for writing advice? Check out my free on-line video series, Mission: Write!|
I am thrilled to finally announce a project that I have been working on with …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||February 15, 2023|
|The reveal you’ve been waiting for: The title, cover and plot of Spy School 11|
Lots and lots of people have been asking about this for the past few months. …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||February 5, 2023|
|The exclusive edition of the Spy Camp Graphic Novel is now available for pre-order!|
Once again, I have teamed up with Barnes & Noble to create an awesome exclusive …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||January 9, 2023|
|I am releasing six books in 2023. Here’s the list.|
2023 is going to be a big year for me. I will have six books …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||December 16, 2022|
|Here’s the cover, title and plot of Once Upon A Tim #3!|
Once Upon A Tim book #2: The Labyrinth of Doom comes out next Tuesday (November …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||October 28, 2022|
|The exclusive edition of Whale Done is now available for preorder from Barnes & Noble|
I am pleased to announce that Barnes & Noble is releasing an exclusive edition on …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||October 21, 2022|
|The exclusive edition of Spy School Project X is now available from Barnes & Noble!|
Good news! As has been the case with every Spy School novel since Evil Spy …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||July 16, 2022|
|Hope Wins now available!|
I, along with many of my favorite writers (and probably yours), have contributed to this …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||May 10, 2022|
|Once Upon A Tim just got a rave review from the New York Times|
This should be pretty obvious from the title of this post, but Once Upon A …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||February 25, 2022|
|I am pleased to announce I have joined the advisory council of Conservation Nation|
As anyone who visits this site knows, I am a huge supporter of the conservation …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||November 5, 2021|
|Stop Posting Spoilers — and Other Tips for Writing An On-Line Review|
The last time I wrote a blog post about how to write and on line …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||September 2, 2021|
|Bad news about the Spy School movie — for now|
Hey everyone – I know you have been waiting a long time for an update …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||February 16, 2021|
|Answers to all your questions about the Spy School Movie|
Hi everyone – I have been getting a LOT of mail lately from people wanting …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||December 15, 2020|
|Here’s Why I Can’t Answer Certain Questions You Have About My Books|
Hi everyone – I have been deluged with questions since Spy School Revolution came out, …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||October 10, 2020|
|Here’s why both the Moon Base Alpha series and the Last Musketeer series have ended|
Hi everyone – The information in this post may be old news to many of …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||July 3, 2020|
|New FunJungle mystery now available — in Super Puzzletastic Mysteries!|
Hey everyone! Many of you have been writing to me, saying that you need a …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||June 23, 2020|
|Today, May 18, 2020, is the tenth anniversary of Belly Up’s publication.|
Ten years ago today, I became a published author. Belly Up was released by Simon …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||May 18, 2020|
|Five reasons to start buying books from Bookshop.org|
Bookshop.org supports local businesses, which are having a very hard time right now. You will …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||March 31, 2020|
Hey everyone – I am constantly being asked for recommendations for books to read, so …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||March 16, 2020|
|The Last Musketeer is being re-released and repackaged and it looks amazing.|
It’s been a long time since I posted about The Last Musketeer. But there have …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||January 16, 2019|
|The plot of Big Game comes true: Some awful person just really killed a rhino in a French zoo|
For those of you who don’t know, the plot of my book Big Game is …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||March 8, 2017|
|An answer to your burning question: Where do I get my ideas?|
I get this question more than any other (except ‘When is your next Spy School/FunJungle/Moon …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||January 12, 2016|
|This is Nola. She’s a northern white rhino. And her species is about to go extinct.|
EXCEPTIONALLY SAD UPDATE TO THIS POST: Shortly after I wrote this, Nola passed away. …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||October 28, 2015|
|Space Case gets an awesome review from the New York Times!|
When you want to be a writer, there are some things you dream about: Seeing …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||December 19, 2014|
|Best research day ever|
As much as I enjoy writing the Spy School series, the Belly Up series has …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||February 13, 2014|
|Official Cool Dad Status|
I will fully admit that I started writing middle grade fiction, in part, so that …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||June 1, 2012|
|Famous works that Belly Up is actually rated higher than on Goodreads|
In posting the following list, I do not mean to indicate in any way that …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||October 28, 2011|
|Wonderful Wonderful Wonderful|
So I read at the West Hollywood Book Fair this Sunday and while the fair …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||September 28, 2010|
|Belly Up goes into space!|
In my very first post, I mentioned the fact that I have a good friend …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||August 9, 2010|
|Three launches in six days|
Wow. What a week. Launch #1: This website. But of course, you knew that. You …
|Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||May 19, 2010|
|Belly Up in stores!!!|
I’ve been writing ever since I was a kid. When I was young – maybe …
|Events, Uncategorized||Stuart Gibbs||May 12, 2010|
138 thoughts on “Blog Index”
Do you remember signing a book at An Unlikely Story that was for someone named Ruben? If so, that was for me! I find it is so cool to get a book signed by you!
Ruben G –
Thanks for coming to get your book signed!
Will you keep on writing the spy school novels until you pass away? I hope so.
Um… That’s a really morbid way to ask that question.
I do not know how long I will be writing any of my series, but I don’t plan on passing away any time soon.
Hello Mr. Gibbs. I was wondering what (if any) book would you take credit for if you
could? (Not based off of sales just like you know “I wrote this epic book even though
I really didn’t look how cool I am!”) And also why would you pick the book you chose?
Maybe it had a really good twist or it was just written very well. Good characters. Stuff like that.
As a separate question: If you were to make a sequel to The Last Musketeer what would it be about? (You don’t have to answer that if you don’t want to).
Anyways, thank you for all the good books. I’ve been trying to write a book since like 2017 but never really tried that hard until I started reading your books. They’ve really gotten me back into writing some more. I have all the stories in the books planned out I just need to actually write it. Which I won’t get better at until I keep writing. I also had to realize that I don’t have to have everything perfect for the first draft of it. But now that I know that, I’m actually quite good at it if I don’t say so myself (Hopefully that’s how the phrase works.) I’ll email you a couple paragraphs if you want (You probably don’t though and that’s okay). I do have 30+ books or book series planned which I find quite daunting but I’ll get over it.
Thanks for all the great books and sorry for the long comment. I hope you and your family and friends have a great Christmas and New Year. God bless you and your family and friends!
i just finished MBA and i think that if it had to end, you ended it great.
Zaphod Westing –
Your question isn’t quite clear? Are you asking me which book of someone else’s I would take credit for? I would never do something like that. That’s not generally how authors behave.
If you are asking what books I admire, there are hundreds. Maybe thousands. I think The Westing Game is brilliant, but I wouldn’t take credit for it. Ellen Raskin deserves all the credit.
I haven’t really put any thought at all into what the fourth LM book would be.
Finally, I apologize, but I get hundreds of requests to read drafts of people’s work and I simply do not have the time to give everyone’s work the attention it deserves.
I completely understand, no worries here.
Can you do a visit to my school in SF?
If you want me to visit your school, please direct your school librarian to the School Visits page on this website.
What will ss11 be about? If you can’t answer that, can you at least tell me when you will reveal the cover and plot, please!?
Can u do pre teen book fairs too?
I will be revealing the cover and title and plot of SS11 in a few months.
I’m not sure what you mean by ‘pre-teen book fairs.’
Like, every one of your book fairs is a teen book fair, so…
I can’t wait to read ss11. I looooooooooove???????????? the ss series, and I’m so glad ur writing more! Sorry for interrupting u from making ss11! Best wishes for the new year!
Sry, for some reason the heart emoji’s are coming up as ?s.
The fairs that I go to are also targeted at somewhat younger readers, which is the reason that I go to them. Even is something is referred to a teen book fair, younger readers are still invited.
SS10 SPOILER ALERT
Joshua makes an appearance in ss10, so he’s still alive.
Can I email you my book I’m working on? I completely understand if you don’t want to or don’t have any time to read it, because of your epic book series that you’re working on.
I just read the ss graphic novel, and Ben was drawn just like I imagined him!!!! By the way, it was really good.
Unfortunately, I do not have the time to read book submissions and give the writers the attention that they need.
Dear Stuart Gibbs, Your books are amazing. I have read all the spy school books and am reading the Moon Base Alpha books and Funjungle books. I finished space case and am almost done with belly up. I wanted to now where I could find the last muskuteer because I checked all through barnes and nobles and it is not there.
Try Bookshop.org: https://bookshop.org/p/books/the-last-musketeer-stuart-gibbs/7985013?ean=9780062852151
When EXACTLY (if u know) is the cover and title of ss (the new one) gonna be released?
Thx and it’s ok if u don’t now
The cover and title of SS11 was announced in a blog post yesterday. The post is listed at the top of this very index.
What was the process of publishing your first books? Did you send in a physical copy, or did you e-mail the specific publisher or what? I’m just wondering so I can publish my book. I’d like to publish with Simon and Schuster if possible (It’d be great to have the same publisher as my favorite authors).
Also how long does it take from when the publishers agree to publish your book to when it actually comes out? Do you get assigned an editor when they agree to publish you are what happens?
Thanks for answering all of our questions. It means a lot and helps even more. One more random question (for now): Have you ever seen the movie The Greatest Showman? And if so, what are your thoughts on it?
Anyways God Bless you and have an absolutely fabulous day!
(I’ve started to read Whale Done and I’m really enjoying it. On page 76 (I think) you mentioned the Queen of England but that’s okay. It’s a GREAT book anyways. I always enjoy the FunJungle books. They’re all so entertaining).
To get a book published, you need to have an agent submit it to the publisher, which means that you need to find an agent.
Agents are listed in The Literary Marketplace (which is on-line) with information on how to get in touch with each of them. Agents generally accept books via email but some may not.
The agent handles the sale of the book.
How long it takes from acceptance to publication can vary widely. In theory, you will work with an editor to make your manuscript better, which could take months — or years. It depends on the editor and the author. Then you work with designers and copyeditors. The publisher will set a print date when they think the book is nearly good to go.
I have seen The Greatest Showman but, to be honest, I don’t remember much about it.
And yes, when I wrote Whale Done there was a Queen of England. Now there’s not. It wasn’t worth changing the book for that. (Technically, there is still a Queen of England. She just doesn’t run the country any more.)
Thank you for the information! It means a lot to me. God Bless.
Dear Mr. Gibbs, I found a typo in the book called Spy school project X, the typo is in page 254 when you described the P 51 mustang attacking Ben in the C-47 from behind.Instead you wrote P 41 mustang. From your fans Eliel and Elio Cortina
Elief Cortina –
Yes, that was a typo. Thanks for pointing it out.
Hi Stuart Gibbs! I love your books! Also, I have noticed a typo ( I think ) in one of your books that I would like to point out. You may or may not already know about this one, but in Bear Bottom, page 238, you say “My phone buzzed with a text. It’s was from Kandace’s phone: It’s Summer. Call me when you can”. I don’t know if you have noticed this but it says It’s was from, I don’t think that is correct grammar. Anyway, thanks for the great books.
Dear Mr Gibbs,
I wanted to just point out to you that in a response to a fan named Zaphod about if you wrote the book when there was a queen of England, you said in your response that, “technically there is still a queen of England. She doesn’t rule the country anymore.”” The English royal family does not rule England, the prime minister and parliament do. It’s okay, though, it was probably just a typo, but I just wanted to remind you.
God bless you, and thank you.
Sincerely, your biggest fan!!!!!!!!!!!
I just wanted to say, I am reading you whale done book, and it IS AMAZING!!!
I’m not done yet, though, so plz no spoilers.
Also, fun fact, I have read your spy ski school book exactly 11 times. I love it, just like very single other one of your books!
I can not wait for spy school goes north.
Will there be ss series 12?
It me again –
I am planning on an SS12.