I've been keeping this idea under wraps for a little while, but after discussing it with a few trusted people (including my fourteen-year old bookworm), I've decided to move ahead with it. I recently updated some things about my website, including a way to connect and provide more content to my readers (ahem, you) that… Continue reading Newsletters Suck. Here’s Something Better.
Drumroll please! If you've been with me for a while, you know all about my writing journey with Project Shadow and how long it has taken me to not only write the thing, but also polish it to its current state. The book has survived a literal decade of effort, two cross-country moves, two new… Continue reading Querying, Pitching, and Losing My Mind
Recently, while talking to my fourteen-year-old, I was trying to explain to her the importance of learning control over our reactions, and the power we have when fighting negative thoughts and environments. Our conversation naturally geared to examples we’ve read about in books, and unexpectedly (or maybe not so unexpectedly) it landed on Harry Potter.… Continue reading Facing Our Dementors
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an aspiring author who interviews her writing heroes, must fangirl over said heroes. A little over a year ago, maybe two, I stumbled upon the most stunning Bookstagram photos (Instagram photos about books). They looked something like this: I don’t know if someone I was following shared them,… Continue reading Author Spotlight: A.S. Thornton
The best journeys, the most memorable journeys, the ones worth taking, are filled with challenge, not just adventure. They can make you cry, make you wish you had never set off from the safety of home. But they will also most definitely make you smile, make you learn, make you grow. And it is through… Continue reading Enduring the Journey
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an aspiring author who interviews her writing heroes, must fangirl over said heroes. I will not lie. When I started reading What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon for my local (and absolutely fabulous) book club, the last thing I imagined would happen at our next discussion was… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Amy Harmon