Works of fiction by Douglas Schwartz
Reviews of Spilt Milk:Spilt Milk

"...just too adorable and shows what big, wonderful imaginations kids (and this author) have!..."
Eugenia Chu
(May 17, 2018)

"...Hold on to your hats in this one because you're in for a ride. This story is full of twists and turns..."
Sharon Coffey
(February 19, 2018)

"A delightful book which invites the child listener on a romp through a sequence of wild imaginary consequences to choices. It stimulates both creative openness and the ability to follow the thread of an ongoing story line. My pre-school friend wanted to read and re-read it as soon as it came."
Nancy Voigt Wedemeyer
(February 09, 2018)
Hello! Welcome to Checkered Scissors, the website of author Doug Schwartz.

Doug's family-friendly fantasy stories are filled with hope and possibility. Using a simplistic style, he spins common words into abstract concepts. Doug blends ideas to develop colorful characters who find creative solutions to obscure challenges, resulting in adventures that are quirky, whimsical fun. Heavily influenced by British media, he draws inspiration from sources like Neil Gaiman, Monty Python, and Doctor Who, to name a few. Doug's unique style of writing compliments the works of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett.

Doug's books are available on Amazon and on this website under the 'Fiction' tab. Be sure to follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

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