Hello everyone! I know I've been super quiet on my blog for the past month, but I have a good reason. Actually, I have a quite a few good reasons. The first reason is that I have been busy launching The Crossfire Trilogy by introducing the world to Caught in the Crossfire, the first book. This … Continue reading Why I’ve Been So Quiet
I'm sitting in the airport at Charlotte, waiting for my flight to bring me home to Minneapolis. The past three weeks have been a whirlwind of book readings from Minnesota to Wisconsin to North Carolina, where I have been working to give my first book, Caught in the Crossfire, its best chance at finding its readership. I've read … Continue reading Thoughts from the Charlotte Airport
I received an email recently from a reader named Rachel about my blog post titled, "I Met A Lady One Night Last Week," originally published on May 22nd, 2014. First, let me say that I love hearing from readers. You may always write me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I will write back. Secondly, let me say how much fun it was … Continue reading Keep the Emails Coming!
Dear Aspiring Writer at The Loft Literary Center's Children's and Young Adult Conference, First, it was such an honor to meet so many of you last weekend. I loved those moments after panels when we had a few minutes and you told me about where you are on your journey. I want you to know what … Continue reading Open Letter to The Loft’s YA Conference Attendees
Here it is, everyone, the final cover for my second book, SEARCHING FOR GRACE! SQUEE! Thank you Len Barot and Sheri (BSB Cover Artist)! I LOVE IT! Book 2 of The Crossfire Novels! RELEASING SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2014 FROM BOLD STROKES BOOKS! THE BLURB: First it’s a rumor. Then it’s a fact. And then it’s on. … Continue reading Cover Reveal for Searching for Grace!
The moment I've been waiting a year for has finally come. Edits for Caught in the Crossfire have arrived and it's fantastic. Of course, I didn't know it was going to be like that. I thought it was going to be painful and tear-producing and darling-killing, because, you see, most of the writers I know have … Continue reading Cajun-Flavored Coffee, 13 lb. Triplets, and Book Edits
Today rocked. It was one of those days when it was rainy outside and I was feeling sort of blech and then I got an email from Radclyffe, publisher at Bold Strokes Books, that changed everything! Yup, it was THE EMAIL. The one that delivered the final cover for Caught in the Crossfire, coming out … Continue reading Cover Reveal for Caught in the Crossfire!
I HAVE BIG NEWS!!! Searching for Grace, the sequel to Caught in the Crossfire, has been contracted for publication by Bold Strokes Books. It is tentatively scheduled to be released Fall, 2014 following Caught in the Crossfire's release in the Spring of 2014. Wow!!! I don't even know how to wrap my head around all this … Continue reading Searching for Grace, Under Contract!
YAY! The day has finally arrived when I can announce that I have signed a publishing contract for Caught in the Crossfire, my first novel, with Bold Strokes Books, one of the finest publishers of GLBTQ fiction in the world! I can't begin to tell you how excited I am to have the opportunity to work with … Continue reading Announcing a Book Deal!
To everything - turn, turn, turn There is a season - turn, turn, turn And a time for every purpose under heaven Okay, The Byrds are awesome. One of my favorite groups. I hear their music and my feet just start moving. Before you know it, I'm doing a full-blown Mama Cass impersonation, my husband … Continue reading To Everything There Is A Season