Get an Alternative POV Scene from The Final Formula

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Fun Stuff | 15 comments

Ever wonder what Rowan was thinking the first time he met Addie?  Now you can find out!  Just sign up for my newsletter (in the sidebar on the right), and you’ll be given access to Rowan’s thoughts the night he caught Addie in his kitchen, stealing one of his glasses.  🙂 As for my newsletter… […]

read more


Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Fun Stuff | 5 comments

With the release of The Blood Alchemist fast approaching (only two days to go!), I thought I’d share a few doodles from my sketch book.  I’m not much of an artist, but sometimes I do some sketches to get the creative juices flowing.  When I admitted as much to my Twitter buddy Jenn (who’s an […]

read more

The Blood Alchemist – Cover Reveal and Release Date

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in My Books | 7 comments

Update!  I’ve added a blurb and the first three chapters of The Blood Alchemist here.  Just scroll down to read the blurb, then click the link for the excerpt. I’ve got a cover and a release date for the next book in my Final Formula Series!  The Blood Alchemist (aka FF2) is a full length […]

read more

Novella Cover Reveal

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 in My Books | 1 comment

New addition to the Final Formula Series! Update!  The Element of Death is available everywhere ebooks are sold–or it will be shortly.  Some sites are a little slower than others, so keep checking.  If you’d like to read an excerpt, visit my books page. The Element of Death is a short novella told from James’s point of view […]

read more

The Rock Cycle – A Story

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Fun Stuff | 32 comments

I mentioned on Twitter a few weeks ago that my son had written a story for his sixth grade science class.  The assignment was to write a narrative and do character sketches to illustrate the rock cycle.  You know, when an igneous rock becomes a sedimentary rock, etc.  Some readers expressed an interest in seeing […]

read more

Zombie Girl

Posted by on Nov 1, 2013 in Writing | 4 comments

Contrary to common belief, I don’t like zombies.  Really.  I mean, what’s to like?  They’re mindless, rotting hunks of nastiness.  But if you throw a few in your novel, or sit up all night slaying them on the Xbox, suddenly everyone thinks you like them. I blame my son. From a young age, the boy […]

read more

Goodreads Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in My Books | 2 comments

I got a big box in the mail today.  It contained the paperbacks for my Goodreads giveaway! If you haven’t signed up yet, there’s a link in the sidebar. Giveaway closes Novemeber 5th.  Good luck!

read more

Science and Magic

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Writing | 0 comments

I’ve always loved fantasy.  I was the little girl in the unicorn t-shirt drawing fantastical pictures when she should have been paying attention in class.  I frequently got in trouble for daydreaming—until I learned to stare at the chalkboard and not out the window when my mind was elsewhere.  Yet through it all, I somehow […]

read more

Picturing a Scene

Posted by on Oct 13, 2013 in Writing | 4 comments

“The places used in this book are a product of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously.” There’s a lot of truth in that statement.  The majority of my scenes are conglomerations of real places and locations that exist only in my mind.  I thought it might be fun to share two real life locations that […]

read more


Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Fan Art | 2 comments

My kids have enjoyed following along on my publishing adventure.  My son was very supportive.  When I showed him my book on Amazon, he said, “That’s cool, but I was published before you.”  (His short story was selected for inclusion in a children’s anthology.)  So, I guess this all old hat to him.  😛 My […]

read more