Do you know what this is? GLITTERBOMB dropped in Spanish today! My first translated work! Pick up your copy today! Click here.
I have 3 book ideas taking up space in my head, along with a plethora of essays, and several short stories. I've wanted to dive into my new book for a while. But querying and life got the best of me, I slipped into a deep funk, and am finally appreciating the sunshine promising me... Continue Reading →
2016 was erratic, challenging and awesome. Since I'm an optimist, I'm going to talk about some of the awesome. Perhaps optimism will scare away some of the craptacular bits and they'll never return. I made friends. Real good, make me smile, and excited to see them friends. Writing and creative friends. Got an agent and published friends.... Continue Reading →
In honor of Halloween- I wanted to share something dark and creepy. This is a story I wrote pretending to be crazy and trapped. I call it "Letter from a Mad Woman"-Enjoy! A letter written as a mad woman: Deb, Managing this pen on my back is what is keeping me from disappearing all together.... Continue Reading →
This morning I woke up and found I made the PitchSlam Kimberly Vanderhorst team Obi-Wan and the Wookies and I immediately began shaking and crying tears of happiness. Thank you Pitch Slam Jedi masters for taking the time to create this contest, for reading and critiquing all the entries sharing your feedback and rocking the Force in... Continue Reading →
I wanted to pass along some information about Promising Pages upcoming "Bookie Awards" where they will be honoring literacy efforts in the Charlotte community. They have categories for local author and local children's author among others. I hope you can help spread the word and perhaps even nominate a deserving person or two. Promising Pages... Continue Reading →
I met Lisa A. Koosis in a MediaBistro YA class. I'd just moved cross-country and was jacked up on hormones desperately trying to convince my body to stop having miscarriages. So obviously I was stable and a pleasure to meet virtually. I was working my way through my first YA story WHAT DEATH HAS TOUCHED... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Johnson-Blalock joined Liza Dawson Associates as an associate agent in 2015, having previously interned at LDA in 2013 before working as an agent's assistant at Trident Media Group. Jennifer graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in English and earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Before interning... Continue Reading →