Writing Goals 2020

I’m not a person to set grand resolutions. I think that goals should morph and change over time and are something to be gradually achieved, not something to go into effect on an arbitrary date. To that end, I do have goals, but these are more just things I hope to achieve throughout the year. […]

Yallfest Tips 2019

2019 will mark my seventh Yallfest. The festival has changed a lot in the six years that I’ve attended, growing to include more authors, publishers, and attendees. Which is great, but can also be difficult to navigate, particularly for first time attendees who might not be familiar with the area. I’m going to discuss some […]


Summer has always created something vivid and alive in my imagination. It’s drive-in movies, driving with windows down, towels spread on the beach. It’s watermelon and ice cream and lazy days by the pool. It’s the sun not setting until late at night, riding bikes around neighborhoods and through woods, live music in the park. […]

Mansfield Park 1983

I love watching miniseries, so when I saw that there was an adaptation of Mansfield Park, I knew I had to watch it. And I am not disappointed that I did. Sylvestra Le Touzel made me fall in love with Fanny Price. I liked her from the book, but this portrayal of the quiet yet steadfast […]


I’ve been living a nightmare for three weeks. It sounds a bit dramatic to say it like that, but it’s how I feel, so I have to be honest. On April 10 I lost one of my best friends, my beautiful horse Angel. I’ve had Angel for twelve years and expected to have her at […]

Falling Worlds Release

How is it April already? Time does not slow down, does it? Anyway, this post is an exciting (and terrifying) one for me. It’s to tell you all that Falling Worlds, the sequel to my novella Worlds with Ruby,is now available for your purchasing and reading pleasure. You can buy the kindle ebook from any Amazon site. […]