Big Book News!

Well, Dear Reader, here I sit, still feeling a bit stunned. After 6+ years of writing, querying and months of being on submission, I am so shocked and thrilled to share the news that I’ve sold my first YA fantasy book! This is the dream I’ve been working towards, the …

Feeling the funk…

So things are going well all around, dear blog, though it’s been far too long since I’ve updated you. There are things to rejoice about (I just finished the first draft of my 6th book about a month ago, hooray!) and life outside of writing is great, the family is …

Current WIP Vibes

I’m a hugely visual writer, and creating mood boards always helps me set the tone for the vibe I’m going for with each book I write. Here’s a snapshot of what’s on my mood board at the moment: Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Humming along…

How I do wish I could be like Minifred and put my toes up by the fire, but January has been filled with lots of exciting work and busy-ness! I’ve been working with my agent on final edits to my manuscript before submitting to editors. I’m loving the process and …

Daily Doodle

These are some doodles that have been languishing in my sketchbook. Time to liberate! I try to draw whatever comes into my head when I sit down to doodle, and not hold myself to any standards. It’s fun to see what comes out. Sometimes, one has donuts on the brain. …

Oh happy day!

Well, gentle reader, I am delighted to inform you that while my blog has been more quiet of late, things have certainly been happening in my writing life! I’m so pleased and excited to announce that Laura Crockett of TriadaUS is now my literary agent. Eeep! So exciting. It’s so …

Lantern of the Soul

I am convinced that more than ever we need beautiful art, movies, books and TV that lifts us and provides escape and hope – and the inspiration to make the world we live in better for us all. It’s just so overwhelming some days. Author Elizabeth Berg posted these words …