the heart behind the story

My YA Contemporary novel, Love and the Sea and Everything in Between, has been out for about two months now. The reviews and feedback are rolling in, which is simultaneously the most exciting thing and the most t e r r i f y i n g thing. Most of the reviews have been positive. The love and … Continue reading the heart behind the story


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