I’m so excited to share two pieces of news with you! New book! Rock, my anthology of YA short stories, will be published on September 6, 2016! Rock is collection of seven music-inspired short stories across multiple genres, including dystopian, light sci-fi,... read more
Members of The Quacktory know that I’ve been working on the next shorts in my Rock anthology, including a Contemporary YA short story, The Distance and a light sci-fi short, The Sound of Settling. I’m excited to keep working on this anthology, and hope to... read more
Recently, I was asked for advice concerning ghostwriting. I’ve ghost-written non-fiction book proposals, and while I was at the agency there were several authors that ghostwrote fiction and non-fiction. Generally, the publisher signs a contract with the author,... read more
Today we have a reader question. Penny asks: I would like to publish my children’s book. Where should I send my manuscript? Thanks for the question, Penny! This is actually a small question with many variables, so I’m going to tackle it piece by piece.... read more
Significant Other* and I had booked our first vacation together during the height of this year’s miserable winter, and at the beginning of May it was finally time to head for sunny Florida. I had been feeling pretty miserable for all of April, between a sinus... read more
Yesterday was my indie pub anniversary! After taking about nearly two years off for grad school, it feels a bit like this: (Also, I did once see Aerosmith in concert, but they did not do an encore, and I feel like the sacred bond between attendee and band was broken.... read more
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