Writing

New Book Announcement!

New Book Announcement!

Book world gets weird on the other side of the portal — easier and harder in some ways. Easier because you’ve got a foot in the door so you can do things like sell a book on concept alone. Harder because you’ve got your foot in the door of a very specific building so you […]

Teaser for SOME KIND OF MAGIC Audiobook

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CALAMITY: 2016 Pages From the Heart Contest Finalist

CALAMITY: 2016 Pages From the Heart Contest Finalist

I’m excited to announce my novel, CALAMITY, has been selected as a finalist in the RWA Pages From the Heart contest. 2016 Pages From The Heart Contest Finalists CALAMITY is a romantic comedy about unlucky Mallory, who thinks her fortune’s beginning to change after a series of disasters culminates in a proposal from a dreamy […]

#PitchWars Homework Assignment #1

#PitchWars Homework Assignment #1

I’m stealing a page from Brighton Walsh who has some excellent homework assignments on her blog. The first homework assignment I give is a bit dastardly, but it’s something I always do before I start revising: Map the book on a spreadsheet. If you’re a plotter, you may laugh at the necessity of doing this […]

Cover Reveal: SOME KIND OF MAGIC, part 1!

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The Homo Superior

The Homo Superior

Warning. This is going to get maudlin. I didn’t write about David Bowie on Monday. Not much. I shared some songs with other fans who were grieving. I posted errant comments about this video, that concert, this picture, that memory. But I didn’t write anything. I didn’t even think about writing anything. It was like […]

Blog Tour: THIEF OF LIES

Blog Tour: THIEF OF LIES

I am so excited to share Brenda Drake’s Thief of Lies which is due to release on January 5. Check out the gorgeous cover and see below for more info about the book, plus an excerpt. Gia Kearns would rather fight with boys than kiss them. That is, until Arik, a leather clad hottie in […]

How Writers See Meetings

How Writers See Meetings

A New Title and a Contract!

A New Title and a Contract!

My book, originally titled I WANT YOU TO WANT ME, has a new name: SOME KIND OF MAGIC. The contract arrived yesterday, and I’ve sent it back. Once it’s finalized, I’ll officially be a Kensington author!

Holy Crap! I HAVE A TWO-BOOK DEAL!!

Holy Crap! I HAVE A TWO-BOOK DEAL!!

So last Wednesday, I got an email from my agent with the subject “Offer!” that I did not even notice because she has my last WIP and I was totally waiting and hoping to hear from her about that. It didn’t occur to me to expect an offer on the book on sub, because I […]