Book deal!

Book deal!

I’m thrilled to announce that my novel THE QUIET IS LOUD will be published by Invisible Publishing in Fall 2021!⁠ I’ve been an Invisible Publishing fangirl for years, and I’m beyond excited to work with their team. I know my book will be in the best hands and I can’t wait to get started! Thanks … Read More

7 NaNoWriMo tips that worked for me

7 NaNoWriMo tips that worked for me

It’s almost NaNoWriMo time, and if you’re a writer you may be considering trying it out this year. And if you’re not, maybe you should, because it’s pretty cool! I’ve finished National Novel Writing Month twice, and I thought I would share some tips and things that helped me have a successful time. NaNoWriMo Tip … Read More

Clock & Bell

Clock & Bell

When I think about some of the memorable parts of my years writing online, I’m usually most nostalgic for the earliest years: 1997-2001-ish. But recently, I fell into a different sort of nostalgia spiral. I forget how it even started, but I found myself missing the way blogging was just a handful of years ago. … Read More

Exciting writing news!

Exciting writing news!

So, ha, in all the excitement and all the announcing it all over social media, I somehow managed to overlook my own blog. I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed with literary agent Kelvin Kong of K2 Literary! Even though it’s been a few days, it’s still sort of sinking in that now my first … Read More

My DIY writing retreat – what I learned

My DIY writing retreat – what I learned

In 2008, I booked myself a hotel for the night for a DIY writing retreat, after being frustrated at not being able to afford a traditional retreat, and also too impatient to wait for one I could afford. I’d been meaning to do it again since then, and last weekend I finally did. Here’s how my … Read More