Every Book Deserves a Party

At the beginning of this month, my second novel, CHASING CHAOS, came out. (It’s part of the Hollywood Lights Series.) That was pretty awesome but also weird (as I wrote about here). As I mentioned in that earlier post, despite all the build-up and expectations,...

Spelunking

I’m revising my next novel right now. The only way I know how to revise a novel is to completely ignore the rest of the world and immerse into the book. Back when I had no kids and plenty of money (those two things are related) I used to go on a writing retreat...

Introducing: ENTANGLEMENT

My birthday is tomorrow. Today I’m celebrating the publication of ENTANGLEMENT, my first novel. (Hopefully not my last. Cheers.) I considered pasting all of my acknowledgments from the book into this post, but then I thought that would be strange. Just know that...

Why Retreat?

This past week, I retreated up to an artist’s center in the N.C. mountains to get some writing done. This is a practice my mother refers to as a “taking a vacation.” But it wasn’t a vacation, not in the sense that she means. Those of us who...