Teen Author Festival – Southshore Library

I’m attending the Teen Author Festival this Saturday (June 17, 2017) at 12:00PM at the Southshore Library in Ruskin, FL.   If you’re local or in the area, come and check it out!  I’ll be discussing suspense and world building.  There are several panels for discussion on great topics with the below authors.  What a great time to ask those writing questions you have and … Continue reading Teen Author Festival – Southshore Library

The Ultimate Summer YA Book Giveaway

I’ve gotten a few questions asking; what is the ultimate summer YA book giveaway? It’s a book giveaway from 20 participating authors!  The giveaway is international so that anyone can enter.  The Giveaway Ends Sunday, June 18, 2017, so enter now. To enter click on the link or the image below and enter your email for our respective newsletters.  What this does besides adding to your … Continue reading The Ultimate Summer YA Book Giveaway

The Best Writing Tip for Your First Novel

If you’re a writer/author who is struggling and cruising for motivation and advice, heed this: When I was writing my first novel, I received a lot of valuable advice and tips on the writing process, planning, and how to go about self-publishing. However, the most valuable was at a frustrating moment (the mucky middle) when many new writers stop, circle back, and rewrite started projects. … Continue reading The Best Writing Tip for Your First Novel

Henna Inspires Magick for Wiccan YA Fantasy

When I was writing about my main character Willow, in my debut novel Magick, I wanted to show her magick physically so that it would be visible to the other characters.  I thought about permanent tattoos and felt like this would be too much for my character as she is adjusting to her magick.  Although her magick is permanent itself, in the story it grows with her … Continue reading Henna Inspires Magick for Wiccan YA Fantasy

Reign Update (The Unwanted Series, Book II)

I hope everyone is enjoying the new year. Time is already flying in 2017! I had a lovely holiday season and spent time with my family, which was wonderful. What I didn’t do, however, was spend time writing, as I should have. It’s a juggle – day job, writing, family, etc… A few of you are eager to get my follow-up book, (from my debut … Continue reading Reign Update (The Unwanted Series, Book II)