On Finishing (Or Not)

Family and friends who know I'm a writer ask how the book is coming.  "Is it done yet?" (Usually followed by "when's it coming out?") Tricky question.  By my count, I've finished this novel three times now. The first time was in November of last year. I'd taken a NaNoWriMo story from a couple years before, … Continue reading On Finishing (Or Not)


Cover Reveal: INCONCEIVABLE! + Bonus Playlist!

I'm so excited to be able to share the cover of Tegan Wren's novel, Inconceivable! with you today.  Tegan and I first connected last year during a #PitMad day over Twitter, retweeting each other's pitches and encouraging each other in our journey toward publication.  Then our novels both ended up featured in the December 2014 PitchMAS … Continue reading Cover Reveal: INCONCEIVABLE! + Bonus Playlist!

On Not Writing

The day after I got married I lost my mind. The morning started out great.  We were staying in this beautiful B&B in western New York, which meant a cozy room in a Victorian house and breakfast on cute china. I had just married the love of my life, all was good. But that first … Continue reading On Not Writing


Labor Day Weekend Creative Retreat: A Pictorial Essay

Drove to Cedar Key. Drank some rum. Watched storms roll in off the Gulf of Mexico. Finished the latest draft of my novel. Shots of vodka to celebrate Nikolai & Miranda's story.