ICYMI, the wonderful blog YA Highway posted a cover reveal for me this week! Read more about the book + my thoughts on the cover design process here: http://www.yahighway.com/2017/03/cover-reveal-inevitable-and-only-by.html You can also add it to your Goodreads and preorder your very own copy . . . bonus points if you order from your local bookstore! amazon | indiebound | … More cover reveal!
…well, not in the walls, exactly, but definitely hidden away in a nook of this magnificent old building. This is where I write now. At a heavy wooden desk in a room with marble floors and dark wood-paneled walls, and a faded Oriental rug, and two deep-set windows that also serve as my makeshift bookshelf. I feel like I haunt this … More lurking in the walls of the library…
“I have to get a hole poked in my eye tomorrow,” my mom announced cheerfully on the phone tonight. We both do that. Not get holes poked in our eyes–although I do have a horrific story about getting a hole poked in my eyelid*–no, we both start mundane stories as melodramatically as possible. I notice myself doing … More In Which I Lie A Little Bit, or Did You Know That Storytelling Is A Hereditary Condition?
You may have noticed a lack of hyacinthsnbiscuits in your life. I know I have. There is a reason. I have been writing a novel. My first novel, as a matter of fact. A feat which I never thought I’d accomplish until I was at least 25 years older than I am now. Because I’ve never … More One Backspace at a Time