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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Hey, readers! I have been contacted by some of you, asking when my next book will be available. My agent, Tabatha Pope of SBR Media, has my latest on submission to publishing houses right now. As soon as it sells and I have a publication date, I will let you know, I promise! Sooooo…what’s FIND […]

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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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Hey, there! Thanks for coming to my site to check out more info about my work! Have a look around: lots to see on the site. Click this link to access the slide show.

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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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