LDStorymakers, Uncategorized

Storymakers Conference–Part 2

Another year of LDStorymakers has come to a close and I feel so lucky have been able to be a part of this conference. Between the inspiring classes, great speakers and the feeling of camaraderie that filled just about every square inch of the Utah Valley Conference Center—I am going home full. Full of knowledge… Continue reading Storymakers Conference–Part 2

LDStorymakers, Uncategorized

Storymakers Conference–Part 1

It has been an awesome few days here at LDStorymakers. Still have one more day of fun which includes the Whitney Gala. Tonight there is a mass book signing at the Utah Valley Convention Center at 5 pm if you'd like to come and browse the bookstore and get some fabulous books signed by some… Continue reading Storymakers Conference–Part 1

LDStorymakers, Uncategorized

Conference time!

I leave tomorrow morning for Utah where I'll be attending LDStorymakers and the Whitney award Gala this weekend. I can't wait! I just want to warn everyone that I will be posting a few times this week about all the exciting events surrounding this conference. Then, NEXT week will be BEA (Book Expo of America)… Continue reading Conference time!

Uncategorized, writing

Little Things

It has been just over a month since WHEN I'M GONE met the world and Wow--has it been an amazing journey. For a month WHEN I'M GONE has enjoyed its time in the top ten in Amazon's Kindle Store, been blessed with over three hundred reviews from generous and helpful readers, become a Wall Street… Continue reading Little Things

guest blog post, Uncategorized, Writing advice

First Things First!

Today I am sharing a guest blog post I shared on Books a la Mode this past week. It is on the importance of first lines. I'll post the beginning of the piece here and you can finish reading it on the Books a la Mode website. Also, add a comment in the comments section to… Continue reading First Things First!

Awards, milestones, Uncategorized

Good news all around!

Lots of wonderful things to share today! FIRST--can't believe I let this pass by without acknowledging it but there is a new translation of WRECKAGE out in the world. I have a lovely box of these beauties. I definitely need more bookshelves!! Second, I hit an awesome milestone today in the "life" of WHEN I'M… Continue reading Good news all around!

Author q&a, book signing, Uncategorized

Q&A and WHEN I’M GONE Book Signing

Thanks to everyone who attended the signing at Half Price Books this past weekend. Highlights from my day included seeing two of my old friends from high school: And taking home that giant poster of my book cover you see in the background. I think I should frame it and put it in my makeshift… Continue reading Q&A and WHEN I’M GONE Book Signing