Author Archives: paws4puzzles

About paws4puzzles

I'm a writer and puzzle maker. I am the author of a YA fantasy series, P.A.W.S. and my puzzles have been published in many magazines from Dell and Penny Press and on the walls of the Eltana cafe in Seattle. My most recent release is a book of logic problems, Paws4Logic which I wrote together with my son, Joey.

National Puzzle Day Offer

Hey Everyone, It’s National Puzzle Day, soooooo – I’ve got a special offer for you. For one day only the PDF of my puzzle book, Paws 4 Logic, which I created together with my son, Joey is just $2.99. Welcome … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Yuri

Hi folks. Happy Wednesday and here is another amazing maze from Yuri Shamne. In this one can you guide the kids through the labyrinth to the fish in the pond? Check out Yuri’s previous puzzles here.

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Chanukah Puzzle Hunt – Winner and Solutions!

Hi Everyone, sorry this has taken awhile, but I’m happy to announce that the solutions of the Musical Chanukah Puzzle Hunt are now available here: This is also where you can pick up all the puzzles to try in case … Continue reading

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232. Mouse Calendar 2019

Originally posted on Pat Tricks:
The mouse calendar tradition continues, this year setting a record for the fewest number of mice ever: 11. That’s not even one mouse per month. Feel free to download and print this useful item in…

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A Lifelong Love of Crosswords

“She would always do her Sudoku in the paper.” So said the social worker when I was picking up the meager possessions of my recently departed mother. I tried not to roll my eyes. My mother would never have solved … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Yuri

Hey folks, it’s Wednesday and that means another occasional picture puzzle from Yuri Shamne. It’s almost Christmas – can you help Santa bring his bag of presents through the maze to its spot under the waiting Christmas tree?    

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My 2018 Year of Books

Originally posted on Paws4Thought:
Hi everyone, it’s that time again, when I give a shout out to some of the awesome books I read in the last year. This year was a nice mix of trad authors and indies.…

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