Anything I Wanna Be

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I was honored to be asked by my lovely friend Krista Brandt to speak at the “Anything I Wanna Be” 2016 Encounter. This is a yearly event for about 50 middle grade and high school girls in the Silver Valley. Krista does a tremendous job organizing and running the encounter.   After Krista introduced the event, I was […]

Wattpad Class of 2014 Ultimate Giveaway!

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Please join my writing group and me for the first annual Story Fair tomorrow Sept. 19th at 12:00 – 12:30 and 3:30-4:00 PST to learn about all the exciting things the Wattpad Class of 2014 are doing for fellow Wattpadders! The WPC2014 will be appearing at two time slots – 12-12:30 and 3:30-4:00pm PST. Learn more about […]

I’m Throwing a Book Launch Party

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The Wattpad Class of 2014 and I are hosting an event today, May 15. I am so excited to have people joining us from all over the world and wanted to share a few more details about the launch party. It will be from 10:00am-2:00pm PST, 1:00-5:00pm EST, and 6:00-10:00pm in London. If you live in a […]

The Story Behind the Character

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I am not typically one of those authors who thinks of actors who could possibly play the parts of my characters. My characters are typically distinct to themselves, with one exception. When I dreamed up the character Samuel T. Towers for my book Born of Shadow, he immediately inhabited the pages with a quirkiness that […]

Which is better: Mac or PC?

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  Every time I buy a new computer, my husband and I do another heated round of “which is better” - Mac or PC. I’m a diehard Mac user, and my hubby is just as staunch a PC man. Despite our arguments on the subject for over 17 years, we still haven’t been able to convince the other […]

Born of Shadow Featured on Wellness Site

I have a couple of exciting things happening and wanted to share. Straight out of college, I began my first job as a graphic designer. I became close friends with a writer in the marketing department named Colleen Story. After we both left the company, we combined forces to create several freelance projects together. We are […]

#1 on Wattpad!

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I wanted to share a few fun Wattpad milestones I just reached. The sequel to BoS, The Bloodstone Prophecy, is currently ranked #1 on the Adventure chart for the third day running! If you want to check that story out for free, you can do so here.   Also, in other exciting news, just hit over 700K […]

I Had a Blast!

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So we just got back from a trip down to southern Idaho. We spent a little under a week hanging out with my hubby’s family where we enjoyed a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner and my father-in-law, who recently returned from Nigeria, was rushed to the emergency room with an Ebola scare and was examined by doctors […]