My agent, Tabatha Pope, left agenting in late July due to personal issues, and I am free to seek other representation, which I am doing, widely. I am querying FIND THE MOON. I love this book. I believe it will touch a lot of people, teens & adults, although I am querying it as YA […]

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Hey, y’all! Today, a piece I wrote about my favorite books about broken people is live on Shepherd.com: Discover the Best Books. https://shepherd.com/best-books/ya-about-broken-people. Chris Crutcher, Jeff Zentner, Jennifer Mathieu, Emily Murdoch, and Laurie Halse Anderson, you are my idols! Shepherd is a unique and valuable site that uses connections between books to help readers discover […]

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If you, like me, feel helpless and heartbroken over the tragic events in Ukraine, please consider donating to the International Rescue Committee. They are a credible organization, and 87 cents of every dollar goes to helping refugees. Find them here.

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I have exciting classes planned for summer 2021! Check out my profile & links to these classes, here.Author-to-Author for Teens, and Author-to-Author for Tweens: Are you a teen or tween who loves to write? I guide aspiring authors to develop strong literacy while learning to craft character, making setting a powerful component of story, and […]

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In addition to offering for free the ebook, audiobook, & lesson plans for my novel, Courage in Patience in my capacity as an author, I have also been busy-busy-busy in my day-job as a high school English teacher. I have completed compiling resources that will result in writing a dystopian short story. As a basis […]

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