Damaged is a Cinderella retelling with ride-or-die siblings, a physical disability based on my own, and political intrigue. Defiant is my Snow White x Robin Hood story of an evil stepmother and a queen looking for her people’s forgiveness. Deceived is a Goose Girl retelling with oracles, book nerd girls, and goat antics. Determined is… Continue reading 2021 Projects
Spotted at Hideaway Books in American Fork, Utah: Now available for sale in my local bookstore! And I had a crazy experience when I saw my books for sale. I was looking through the picture books with my son, and I spied a picture book from when I was a child. I think I was… Continue reading Spotted!
After months of feeling directionless with submitting Powerful to publishers and agents, I heard that Pitch Wars on Twitter is happening soon. I spent a weekend on a writing retreat with one of my editing/publishing heroes, wrote 300 new drafts of my pitch, and now I'm ready. Just in time for #PitchWars. Seventeen-year-old Crown Princess… Continue reading #PitchWars Boost My Bio
That's odd. I remember thinking that as I stared at the screen. Then I saw the doctor's face. His eyebrows knit tight as he pressed buttons on the ultrasound machine. Shifting the scope, he moved closer to the screen, then stopped. My toddler started fussing in my husband's arms, almost as if he could feel… Continue reading Fine.
Welcome to the next stop on the Fractured Ever After Blog Tour! Today, our guest is Alexander Thomas who is going to tell us about his story, This Little Piggie. Alexander Thomas is an author, a game designer, dog lover, karaoke enthusiast, and all around nerd. You may know him from his work on roleplaying… Continue reading Fractured Ever After Blog Tour: Interview with Alexander Thomas
Fairy Tale fans, this one's for you! Recently, I was invited to read an ARC of another fairy tale anthology that comes out this month. Encircled, an Ever Afters Anthology tells six vastly different fairy tale retellings. From sci-fi to historical fiction, the range of these stories means that there is something for everyone. And… Continue reading Encircled Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway
Many moons ago, I started working on yet another secret project. I haven't talked about it all. And it has been SO difficult to not share this story, because I am so excited about it. On April 25th, the JL is releasing another anthology. This time? Fractured Fairy Tales. My story is very special to… Continue reading Coming Soon: On the Wrong Foot
Hi everyone! Just popping in to let you know I'm running a giveaway of a paperback copy of one of my books. Check it out here--http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/a5f2eef61/?
It's been four years since I first attended LTUE. I was so overwhelmed the first time. I got lost trying to find panels, I was afraid to talk to anyone, and I felt like everyone knew so much more than me. I had no clue what was going on, but I quickly found out about… Continue reading LTUE 2019
Hello! I’m still alive, just too busy to blog. But I had to announce this! The publication of the newest Just-Us League anthology, Secrets in Our Cities. This paranormal urban fantasy anthology features tales of our favorite supernatural creatures. And just take a look at this gorgeous cover done by Louis over at… Continue reading Release Day: Secrets in Our Cities