A Book is Born

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  It really does feel surreal to say I’m an author. But there, I’ve said it, and my book is out there in the universe. That’s right! The Mornings is available on Amazon, and in one week I’m giving you … Continued

Cover Reveal for The Mornings

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  It’s here! I’m unveiling the cover to my first book and I couldn’t be more excited. My designer was Morgan Cannino Parker, and it was a joy to work with her. We had a conversation about my initial thoughts … Continued

Exciting Update

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  I’m writing a book. Okay, you might have already known that, but there has been so much progress since I last spoke of it on the blog. This story–this great conglomeration of words and keyboard strokes and black and white … Continued

Chasing Dreams

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  I’m getting closer to the end of my first novel, and I’m more excited than I’ve ever been about it. I’ve sat with it, talked to it, listened to it, and learned from it for several years now. Years??!! … Continued

Torn

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  “Decisions are the worst.” -Natalie Sands, Girls Just Want To Have Fun Remember when I told you about my queries for Mornings? I joined QueryTracker, I researched more agents, and even set a goal of doing 100 queries by … Continued

Queries

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  I’m just going to say it: I’ve taken this huge leap of something (faith? fear? impatience? curiosity? hope?) and have sent query letters to agents for Mornings. Let me amend that: my first batch of query letters. Eight queries, to be … Continued

What’s In A Name?

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  Titles are fun to me, and I always wonder what an artist ponders before naming a painting, a song, a sculpture, a script, a novel. Recently I announced that I had written my first novel and also shared parts of my writing … Continued

An Announcement

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  Announcement. Declaration. Proclamation. Notification. Promulgation. Annunciation. I love rolling those words around in my mouth. Aren’t they fun to pronounce? (One of my favorites that is unrelated to the aforementioned words: pulchritude–a word that could be used to describe … Continued