Gold and Silver Stars (Excerpt from Imperfect)

Draft 2 of “Imperfect” is getting so close! I’m just four chapters away from finishing making the changes I marked up and finding some good solutions to problems I previously identified. *rubs hands together* Just for fun, here’s a (rough) excerpt of one of my favorite scenes. πŸ˜‰ β€’ β€’ β€’ I walked across the … More Gold and Silver Stars (Excerpt from Imperfect)

It’s Red All Over

A month or two ago, I printed off the first draft of my WIP “Imperfect”, stapled it together in chapter-sized bites, found my red pen, and let the lovely stack haunt the top of my desk. Eventually that stack turned into two: “marked up” and “to mark up”. I’d grab a chapter or two when … More It’s Red All Over

Upcoming and Exciting

I’m excited about two word-related things right now… #1? The other day, I printed off draft one of “Imperfect”. You probably heard me cackling in excitement. πŸ˜† Then I stapled it together in segments of a chapter or two, located my red pen, and got to work. πŸ˜‰ I haven’t had a lot of time … More Upcoming and Exciting


Once upon a time, the skies were gray, thick with clouds of possibility. She stood outside with her eyes closed and her heart trained to see. They rained down, seeping into her skin and flowing deep inside until bittersweet water bubbled up. The rain coursed through her filling her mind with songs and dreams and … More Heartstorm

My Bookish World

Last week I posted about the strange writing stasis I find myself in. No big projects, half-ideas, and maybe a little bit of rest needed. πŸ˜‰ I’ve still had the insane bug to write, write, write, and I recently found a very fun and restful way to satisfy that while waiting for the big, important … More My Bookish World

Wait for It

Over a month ago, I finished drafting my first novel since Kiera. It was plotted and planned with characters I grew to deeply love, and I was filled with a great sense of purpose as I brought forth the themes that were laid on my heart. It’s always a wonderful experience when a project grabs … More Wait for It