Do the (Scary) Thing.

So hey, I wrote a book. And it’s going to be published.

In the words of Clark Griswold (holiday spirit, y’all): Hallelujah! Holy Shit!

When I first started writing SOSG, it never seriously occurred to me that it could maybe, perhaps, one day be in a bookstore. It was a wild fantasy, something I would daydream about when […]

An Ode to Pitch Madness (and Other Contests)

In honor of Pitch Madness (happening now and hosted by the amazing and super-talented Brenda Drake!), I want to talk a little bit about pitch contests and why I think they are SO worth your time.

I’ve seen a bit of negativity lately in regards to these kinds of contests, usually based on the following points: 1) there are […]

An Agent, An Agent, An Agent!

A lot of exciting, amazing, all-around-awesome things happened in 2015. In April, I entered Brenda Drake’s Pitch Madness contest…and I ended up with a book agent!!! (Yes, multiple exclamation points are appropriate there.) Pss…if you are a writer and don’t know Brenda Drake, look her up STAT. Not only is she a fabulous author herself, but she’s […]