A look back at young Will

I’ve had a little trouble writing recently. I don’t think that comes as a surprise to anyone. So I decided to write something that was a little self-indulgent. Something that would make me feel good. I was happiest when I was writing Will, so I returned to him. This is just a little short story […]

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Excerpt: In the Wake of Wanting – “Dinner with the Hollands”

I mentioned (in my previous post) in the description of my upcoming book, In the Wake of Wanting, the flustered freshman that Trey Holland would meet. I didn’t mention that the flustered feeling would be contagious. This excerpt brings back some of your favorites, if you’re a current reader of mine. (Livvy, Jon, Jack and Emi are all […]

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Emi Lost and Found series sale

My first series, the foundation for all of my stories, is $4.99 on Kindle for 72 hours. The bundled Emi Lost & Found series–consisting of Not Today But Someday, Lost and Found, Time Stands Still, and Never Look Back–is four dollars off from 9/17 8am PST to 9/20 8am PST. This is and will be […]

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My visit to Hollandtown (aka New York)

Many of you know that I spent the weekend in Manhattan with my father. It was my birthday present from my parents, and we had a great time doing all kinds of tourist-y things. Along the way, though, I was astute enough to sneak in some pictures of places that appear in my Emi Lost […]

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Olivia outtake!

I was going through my Evernotes today and I found this little snippet… SPOILER ALERT of you haven’t read Olivia… So, originally, after Jack and Jon visit the dorm to confront Jon’s hacker-roomie, they were going to go have dinner together—just the two of them. In the book, they have this conversation in Jack’s office […]

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A Snippet from OLIVIA: Jack vs. Livvy

“I’m sorry,” I tell him softly.  “I know you’re upset with me.” “Disappointed,” he corrects me.  “I’m disappointed in you.  I’m upset with that boy out there.  How dare he–”  He stops himself, realizing the volume of his angered voice. “Listen to me, Dad.”  I decide to stand up, tucking my fingers beneath the lip […]

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Emi Lost and Found 30-Day Photo Challenge

Starting on Sunday, September 1st, there will be a fun little event happening. If you have an Instagram or Facebook account, you’re all set! (I highly recommend Instagram, it’s so much fun!) Every day is a different prompt. All you have to do is post a picture, graphic, word-art, collage, etc. that represents each daily […]

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