Did you know I'm offering a free mentorship to another young adult writer? Yup. I am. If you write young adult fiction and are querying or about to query you may just want to check out #YA4YA Did you miss our live Twitter chat last night? All the amazing mentors talked about ourselves and what... Continue Reading →
Halloween isn't the only exciting thing this month. Looking for a YA writing mentor or a ghost story generative retreat? I've got the inside track to both.
As people try to understand what's happening in our world they ask me, "What do you remember?"...Rape doesn't look one way. It looks like violence. It steals. It's a secret.
Things I did today during Tropical Storm Florence: Watched the rain come down Listened to the storm coverage Watched water run down my street Colored my daughter's hair Played with temporary tattoos with daughter Colored my hair Walked the dog in the rain Read Snacked Watched how my friends are holding up in the storm... Continue Reading →
As we brace for the impact of Hurricane Florence, I want to reach out and make sure you're prepared. Get yourself some non-perishable food, nourishing food hat is eatable without needing to be cooked, candles, several days of clothing, cash, full tanks of gas, luggage filled with at least 3 days of clothing, medicine, toiletries... Continue Reading →
To my creative friends, the writers, artists, and musicians. I'm so proud of you for listening to the part of your soul that would be unfulfilled without art. Instead of numbing yourself and deadening the call you listen. You create. You live!
Dear Demi, I'm sorry you're struggling. You didn't have to write me a letter for me to feel your pain. You see, I know your pain. I've watched it and lived through it and felt the shakes and the shame. I know the power of addiction, its secret seductive lies and the lies it makes you... Continue Reading →
Did you miss out on the fun of ImagiCon? Don't worry! The Mooresville Public Library is having an event July 28th from 11A-1P. I'll have SIGNED copies of GLITTERBOMB with me that you can buy... PLUS... I'll be having another free drawing. All you have to do is follow me on Twitter for your chance... Continue Reading →