writing & resting

This past Saturday, November 10th, I finished the first draft of my newest YA Contemporary novel, Every Bright and Broken Thing. I've been participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for about 7 years now and I've managed to finish about half of those attempts. This was probably my best/most productive year ever and I want … Continue reading writing & resting


love and the sea

Today, my book is finally available for the whole world to read. It's been an insane and winding journey, but it's finally come to this moment. Love and the Sea and Everything in Between has been a labor of love. A lot of sweat and tears has been poured into this story. And I know it's … Continue reading love and the sea


As frustrating and difficult as they can be, there's something beautiful about the dry seasons of life. In these seasons, we reach a point of simple desperation where we don't know what else to do. We've exhausted all our options. All that's left for us to do is wait on the Lord in the quiet. Pause … Continue reading dry