News and Updates

May Newsletter

Hello, May Flowers! Well, where I am it's more like "Please be gone, April Snow" but what can you do? I'm back to regularly scheduled programming which means regular updates for my stories and twice-weekly posts here. The posts I have planned will range from random stories about my life to excerpts from stories to… Continue reading May Newsletter

The Craft of Writing

Save the Cat Chapter One: The Hero

So, we are only several months delayed, and I’m not going to be able to do these posts as quickly as I had hoped, but we are finally ready to discuss Save the Cat! Writes a Novel.  The first chapter of Save the Cat! is about finding yourself a story-worthy hero. I can’t share all… Continue reading Save the Cat Chapter One: The Hero

A Royal Internship, Books I am Writing

Introducing: A Royal Internship!

I'm so excited to finally begin sharing my newest project with all of you, and thrilled to announce the launch of my newest novel, A Royal Internship. Fiercely independent Genevieve had her whole life planned out until her fiance dumped her and her finances fell apart. Living with her friend Janet until the college semester… Continue reading Introducing: A Royal Internship!

A Royal Internship, Books I am Writing, nanowrimo

Camp NaNoWriMo Project

In an ideal world, this post would have happened at the beginning of April, but better late than never! I wanted to take some time to talk a little bit about Camp NaNoWriMo. If you have been here since the beginning, you might remember that it was last year's NaNoWriMo that really got me into… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo Project

Amy's Murder, Books I am Writing, Books I Have Written

Amy’s Murder: A Novella

For those of you who have been patiently waiting for me to write a story that didn't involve romance, this post is for you! Amy's Murder was a real departure from what I usually write and was a major learning curve. I'm so proud of how it turned out and how much I learned about… Continue reading Amy’s Murder: A Novella

Books I am Writing, Books I Have Written, Costly Touch

Costly Touch: A Novella

If you've read the last two posts about my novellas, you will probably notice there is a recurring note of love stories running throughout most of my writing. Costly Touch is no exception to that. Based on a prompt of what would happen in a society that outlaws all public displays of affection, it is… Continue reading Costly Touch: A Novella

Books I am Writing, Books I Have Written, Carmen's Voice

Carmen’s Voice: A Novella

If you recall, earlier this week I shared a bit of information on the Open Novella Contest and the fact that I chose to write four entries based on the prompts I loved so much. I already told you a little bit about the first novella, and today we're going to talk about Carmen's Voice.… Continue reading Carmen’s Voice: A Novella

Books I am Writing, Books I Have Written, Match Made

Match Made: A Novella

When the prompts came out for the Open Novella Contest, I had already decided I was going to participate. I only planned to write one novella in the twelve-week time limit, but when I saw the prompts, I quickly changed my tune. So many of the prompts looked so fun and I wanted to do… Continue reading Match Made: A Novella

News and Updates

April Newsletter

I cannot believe it's April already! But at the same time, with everything that has happened already this year, I can't believe it's only April. This month, things are *almost* back to normal. That means I'm back up to date with my writing schedule, can focus on putting funny things on Twitter, and can make… Continue reading April Newsletter