October 12, 2017

When I was writing my first novel, I often wondered if I'd ever get published. The process seemed so daunting, and at times, even impossible. 

What helped inspire me (and keep me motivated) was reading how other author's went about it. I liked reading about their s...

October 5, 2017

"the female of the species is more deadly than the male." - Rudyard Kipling

Whatever you may think of the title of this blog post, this is not going to be a feminist piece, but rather a look at the novel, THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES, by Mindy McGinnis. 

This is the first b...

October 4, 2017

I'm not going to lie. Today was painful. 

I've gotten to the part of my manuscript where I have to tie up all these little loose ends. You'd think it would be easy. I thought it would be easy. Boy, was I wrong.

This morning, I sat down at the cafe with a coffee in hand....

September 28, 2017

We all need a little push every now and again. For me, I need it pretty regularly. I often find myself staring at my computer screen, ready to work when something more pressing comes up. Pressing--as in laundry, house work, dinner preparation, grocery shopping, you nam...

September 22, 2017

NaNoWriMo is upon us...nearly. Are you ready?

For those of you that don't have a clue about what I'm talking about, here's the short version.

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month which begins at midnight on November 1st and ends at 11:59pm on November 30th....

September 20, 2017

I am currently in the depths of 1st draft hell for my 2nd novel. Seriously, hell. It is during this time of writing that I wonder why in the heck I actually do it. I am constantly in a place of self-doubt. My writing is horrible. I have no idea what's going on because...

September 16, 2017

Do you have a book that is like an old friend? One that no matter what, you can pick up and it will fill you with all those wonderful feelings and make the world right again? Well, I'm not having such a dramatic day, but I was going through my bookshelf, and my hand au...

September 12, 2017

Okay, so on my website I have a lot of Fun Things about Drift and my writing process. Some of these Fun Things include insights into what inspired my writing--like pictures and music. You can see them here:

Drift Playlist

Drift Inspiration

And some of those Fun Things inc...

September 6, 2017

If you've read DRIFT, head over to Amazon and Goodreads and let everyone know what you thought! Reviews are the absolute BEST way to show your love! Not only do I appreciate them, but other readers base their decision on whether or not to read the book because of them!

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August 28, 2017

It's here! It's FINALLY here!! DRIFT is now available for download on all platforms!

Check out this amazing book trailer!!

Ready to purchase your copy? Here are a few links to order:

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

iBooks

Google Play

Paperback version

Happy Reading!!

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