Life After Launch

Life before the launch of a book is many things: nerve-wracking, exciting, frenzied, paranoid, fun. You wait for your book to fall into...

My Book Birthday!!!

Books. Oh, how fast they grow up. From the tiny germ of an idea, to a plot, to words on a page, to that frustrating will-it-won’t-it-work...

My first book signing!

If you had told me last year that I would be signing my book for a line of readers, I would have thought you were crazy. But that’s...

A Writer By Any Other Name

From the time I was five years old, all I wanted was to see my name on a book. I wanted to be a real author. My name in lights. The...

For the Love of Verse Novels

When I first started telling people that I was writing a verse novel, I was surprised to learn that most people don’t know what a verse...