It has been one year since I published HOW TO SPOT A VAMPIRE: A GUIDE FOR VEGETARIANS! One year since I introduced Ali and Isaac to the world and the world to them. And, in honor of this anniversary, I would like to share some of my inspiration with you. Below are some of the … Continue reading How to Spot a Vampire Playlist
Music has so many different purposes in my life (for example, 80s rock is just so much fun, 90s country is intensely nostalgic, and you never know when you just might catch me dancing around the kitchen and singing along to “Juice”). And music has always served as a form of inspiration for me. (Note: … Continue reading Muse-ic Monday: A TIME-LOST Playlist
It was 2005 or 2006, when I began writing THE TIME-LOST GIRL. I remember sitting in the living room on my laptop... Outside the window, I could see the sky changing from black to orange and pink as the sun rose—yes, I stayed up all night (and I’m still a night owl). My empath was … Continue reading The TIME-LOST Writer: From (Literal) Dream to Literary Reality
Hello, All! For those who prefer a physical copy over ebook, HOW TO SPOT A VAMPIRE: A GUIDE FOR VEGETARIANS is now available for purchase in paperback form for $12.99 on Amazon! And, as a reminder, the ebook version is available for purchase for $2.99, or you can read it for free through Kindle Unlimited. … Continue reading How to Spot a Vampire – now available in paperback!
Hello, readers! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and are having a great 2020, so far! Today, I want to talk about my next book, CREEPING SLOWLY AND EVAPORATING. Like my debut novel, it is a YA/adult crossover. CREEPING SLOWLY AND EVAPORATING is a paranormal romance featuring the little-known supernatural creature, the vampire. Kidding, … Continue reading Coming Soon!
(Ha ha... my title just makes me picture the opening to an episode of Supernatural...) Well, hello, all... It's me... I've been gone for far too long... my energy is returning -- it was all I could do (out of curiosity, I googled this idiom) to keep my eyes open, being pregnant while caring for … Continue reading Back in the saddle again…
Hello all! 😀 I have officially been tagged by my new friend Rhiann! And I now have some questions to answer... What is the working title of your book? TERRA INCOGNITA Where did the idea come from for the book? A dream... a lot of my ideas come to me that way. I dreamed of … Continue reading Tag! I’m it (GUTGAA style)!
Below is my REVISED query and first 150 words... Thanks to everyone who commented! TITLE: TERRA INCOGNITA GENRE: YA Post-apocalyptic Paranormal WORD COUNT: 98,000 Query: Dear Fantabulous Super-agent: During an attack by a wraithlike creature, seventeen-year old Haylee Wells falls through a portal into a post-apocalyptic future. Taking refuge with a group of humans, she … Continue reading Pitch Polish
Well... hello, all! So, I just came across something very awesome - GUTGAA (Gearing Up to Get an Agent) hosted by Deana Barnhart. I was pretty nervous to sign up (which I just did yesterday) but thought, "Hm. Well, I do want an agent... And I do want to meet other writers like me... So, … Continue reading Meet and Greet…