milestones, mom, parenting, Querying, writing

Fall is here…

I love the fall. There is something invigorating about the chill in the air and the trees realizing they wanna have halos of red or gold or orange instead of plain old green, kids' imaginations coming alive with Halloween fun and adults letting themselves be a little spooky or silly for once in their busy… Continue reading Fall is here…


A Letter From My Past…

My new book, LETTERS (working title--coming March 2016), is about...wait...can you guess? Yup, that's right—it's about letters. Lots and lots of letters. In the book, mom of three and first grade teacher, Natalie wrote letters to her husband during her battle against an aggressive cancer. She arranged to have them delivered, one per day, after she… Continue reading A Letter From My Past…


Kindle First

I'm happy (thrilled, ecstatic, over-the-moon) to announce that WRECKAGE had been selected to be pre-released a month early as a Kindle First book in the US and UK. Only four books have this opportunity and I'm very excited that WRECKAGE is one of them!  This is how it works. There are four books and readers… Continue reading Kindle First


All aboard the Query Train!

So, I made a writer friend today. Yes. In real life. She's a published author who hasn't needed an agent yet in her career but is considering heading out into the query world in order to sign with one and I couldn't be more excited. I. Love. Queries...Especially when they are not my own. Maybe… Continue reading All aboard the Query Train!


WFH– The “Work From Home” Writer

I have a confession to make: My six-year-old is far more popular than I am. All through kindergarten he’s been asked on more playdates than all my other kids combined. Now, in case you are not up on “playdate etiquette” it is considered proper to reciprocate a playdate invitation by extending one to your house… Continue reading WFH– The “Work From Home” Writer