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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!
Whatchya doing July 21st, 2018? From say 11AM-4PM? Come visit Imagi-con. I'll be there with copies of #GLITTERBOMB. Still deciding if I should dress in cosplay, what do you think?
I'm working on my next YA manuscript. The idea and story came to me over a year ago. The main character would chatter in my ear while I was busy trying to do revisions on my other manuscript. But now that I have the time and intention and want my main characters to talk to... Continue Reading →
I know loss. I lost my home once to a fire. I lost my home once to an earthquake. I don't know what it's like to live in Puerto Rico where everyone around me lost everything, too. I do know how it feels to have no place to go that is safe. To have no... Continue Reading →
My friend Monica sat across the table from me. We noshed Cheesecake Factory bread and butter after having a few drinks during our 1-½ hour wait to be seated. “I still haven’t written the how I got my agent blog post,” I said. “You have to,” she said. Her hair was pulled up and she... Continue Reading →
One of the things I LOVE about kid lit is how tight and cool the community is. I've emailed, interviewed, and am actual friends with (some all 3 others not) 3 authors on this list of 10. I've read books written by most of the rest. I'm not bragging, I want you to know even... 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 →
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 →