Category Archives: Writing

The Story of the Door

  Ah, the door. I promised a story, so here goes. A couple years back, I begged my old friend Ant to take me to Sleepy Hollow. I love the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Washington Irving. After reading Jessica … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

Hello! I’m back from my blog sabbatical. Since it’s been a while, I figured I’d do a what’s- been-happening post for my books and me! The Unbelievables series The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts won the Silver Falchion Judges’ Choice Awards for … Continue reading

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The Secret Reason I Write

When I was a little girl, I used to wish for one superpower: to be invisible. I didn’t want people to see me. I didn’t want to be looked at or teased. I wanted to be there but not be … Continue reading

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Hello Line Edits!

Hello, my amazing readers! I thought I’d start out with a little treat. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Six Train’s sequel in progress. It’s a screenshot of what the line edits from my editor look like for the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Short Stories

As I was wrapping up developmental edits for my editor on Six Train’s sequel, I thought I would do something fun on the side. I decided to enter a short story contest. This was going to be a nice break from novel writing. … Continue reading

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The Writing Goeth…

The last 9 weeks have felt like this writing wise. I pretty much rewrote the entire book for Six Train’s sequel. And now the developmental edits are done! I want to dance and sing and shout. I feel like what … Continue reading

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Working Hard for a Weekend

Right now my novel is like a cone around my head. It’s all I see. It’s all I can think about. It’s my entire world. But my best friend’s birthday is coming up in March. And I am going to … Continue reading

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The Rollercoaster of Revisions

It was a few weeks back, when I was in NY for the MWA-NY panel, that I sat down to lunch and read something that would help me through my editorial revisions over the past week and a half. It’s … Continue reading

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