Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein What could I accomplish if I wasn't worried about failure? Last week, I did more "adulting" in SEVEN days than I do in a year. It was scary. There's a part of me that wants someone else to take care of the unfamiliar stuff… Continue reading Putting Aside Fear
Do you see that tiny "dot" out on the water? How about now? That's my cousin, brother-in-law, younger cousins, nephew, other cousins friends, and my teenage child...all out tubing on my cousin's boat. Why does that matter? Because I realized tonight that my sister and I changed our family's story. We are NOT our mother. We… Continue reading Changing our Family’s Story
I am writing a young adult mystery novel about a 15-year-old girl living in rural Pennsylvania who discovers her guardian is a vampire while investigating the death of her father. It's not a traditional "vampire" story. It's more of a squishy/full of feels/coming of age story with "vampire" being a metaphor (of sorts) for any group that… Continue reading Book Cover Reveal: I need your help!