Revision and Bringing Characters to Life

Sometimes my husband teases me about how I forget my characters aren’t real. Then I remind him how upset he was when a certain character died in my last book, THE CURED, and how he didn’t talk to me for three days. But it’s true. My characters are so real to me, and that’s why during both … Continue reading

My Officially Unofficial #PitchWar Mentee Bio

Hello, my normal bloggy audience and welcome visitors from #PitchWars. For those who don’t know what #PitchWars is, please read about it here. It’s basically the greatest agent-searching contest out there where you pitch your book to a mentor who will work with you to get your manuscript and pitch ready to be perused by … Continue reading

The Truth About Two Shoes… Told Through Gifs

When I started writing my young adult contemporary, THE TRUTH ABOUT TWO SHOES, I started thinking it was reminiscent of the classic TV show FREAKS AND GEEKS with a bit of the movie 90s movie SAVED! thrown in. Without fail and without prompting, as my beta readers dug in, most would say either: “This reminds of … Continue reading

Good Journalists Do Cry: Part 2

It’s been over a year since I wrote my first installment on this topic, but especially with the events of this year, it’s time to open it up again. Especially with what’s going on with the U.S. citizens catching Ebola, one of which working for my organization, it’s definitely a relevant topic. Though, I won’t … Continue reading

W.I.P. Blog Hop

I was recently tagged in a blog hop by the lovely E.G. Moore who I met through the ‘In With the New’ (#NewAgent) Twitter contest, so I figured I should jump in on the fun too and discuss the book I’ve been slaving over recently, THE TRUTH ABOUT TWO SHOES. What is the name of … Continue reading