Hi! I know it's been awhile. Almost two years since I quit social media and two years since I published Reckless Night You Won't Regret. After publishing four books in the span of 9 months I was burned out and took a writing break. Then Covid happened and everything just stopped. I couldn't read fiction, … Continue reading An update
Hi! Happy belated Thanksgiving. or Friendsgiving. Or Queersgiving. Or End of November. No matter what you celebrate, if you're anything like me, you need a book to help yourself recover from too much pie, too much family, or too much Dog Show. In honor of treating yourself, I've found some place you can score deals … Continue reading Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other holiday deals!
Hello, Friends, Perhaps you've noticed that I'm missing from the interwebs and social media. No, my information has not be compromised by a team of kittens or hamster hackers. Rather, I got tired of consuming information that was often false, or made me angry, or even distracted. My writing was starting to suffer. I no … Continue reading Disappearing acts
The wait is over! Bad at Love (Oak Bluffs High Book 2) is out today in ebook format (paperback next week). Lexi Hamilton is bad at love, but great at dispensing advice with her Magic 8 ball on her call-in radio show. She’s not the heartbreaker her classmates assume her to be. Ever since her mom … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Bad at Love (and me!)
I've mentioned before how much I love short stories. Long before I was a novelist, I wrote flash fiction and short stories. Fun fact: I wrote my first short story in Kindergarten (and illustrated it). Through the years I've been fortunate to find homes for many of my short stories. It's long been a dream … Continue reading Release day for TOURISM FOR BROKEN HEARTS!
Howdy, strangers! I know the posts have been sparse, but that's because I've been gearing up for a busy fall that will include a book of short stories (September), an updated Secret Heart (October) with a bonus Scott and Avery story and the first chapter of a new romantic comedy, The Ten Fantastic Fails of Rory … Continue reading New short story on sale!
This month I have two new short stories up. You can read "Bulletproof Breasts" in University of Memphis's Pinch Journal. I wrote this in a flash fiction class I took in 2005. It sat untouched on a floppy drive for ten years before I rediscovered it. I reworked it and worked at finding it a home. 43 … Continue reading New shorts!
I've been sick with the plague for a month now, but I'm crawling out of my sick bed to alert you the fantastic news that today only, Secret Heart is $.99! (Or free with Kindle Unlimited), so if you were waiting for it to go on sale, now is the time to snag it. Tomorrow … Continue reading Flash sale: Secret Heart is only $.99!
One of the many hats I wear as a writer is talking about premature babies. This is in part because I am the mom of a ex-27 week micro-preemie. As writers were told to "write what we know," and I know how hard it is to have a sick baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care … Continue reading A micro(preemie) post
The next track in the Secret Heart Playlist will be up next Friday. My essay on running the 2008 Boston Marathon, "Going the Distance," is now out in The Creative Truth Volume Two. You can download the PDF for free. It's day 5 of NaNoWriMo and I'm already ridiculously behind on my new YA rom-com. I'll have … Continue reading Saturday Roundup