Month: October 2017

  • My Story of Perseverance: 21 Years and 220 Submissions

    My Story of Perseverance: 21 Years and 220 Submissions

    Hi everyone! Today I have a special post as part of the Writers Persevere event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running for the next few days to celebrate their newest book, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Psychological Trauma. This book looks at the difficult experiences embedded in our character’s…

  • News, Events, and Forging Ahead!

    Hey out there! 🙂 So today, rather than a formal post, I have news to share with you.  First up: remember the Goodreads Giveaway? Make sure you hurry over and enter, because it will be ending in just a few days! It’s your chance to win a signed print copy of Must Love Plague, and…

  • Book Giveaway!

    It’s pretty exciting, thinking of the book actually getting into the hands of readers, which really, is where books belong. As writers we get to create them, but after that, they belong out in the world. I hope you enjoy Must Love Plague. And hey! I *might* have forgotten that I have a Goodreads giveaway…

  • Release Day: Coping, Celebrating, & Cheering

    Tomorrow my first book will officially have it’s book birthday, and go out into the big old world. It’s a tremendously exciting moment, one I’ve worked toward for years, really since I wrote my first novel back in junior high (yes, really, and no, I don’t think I’ll mention just how long ago that was.)…

  • On Tragedy

    I’m supposed to be writing blog posts on…well, not entirely sure what, but something upbeat and positive, to hopefully get readers to come and notice my upcoming release. But today, after the horrific events of the weekend that just seem to keep acculmulating? It’s just not possible.  I simply can’t understand how a person can…