From Writer to Author Workshop

I’ve sat on a panel two times now with some very talented industry professionals, discussing what to do once your book is finished. Our panels have been so well attended, and we’ve received so many follow up questions, that we decided to turn the panel discussion into a workshop. You’ve finished your book, now here’s […]

Fall for the Book Panel Discussion

I’m excited to be participating in George Mason University’s Fall for the Book Festival next week. I hope you will join me and my colleagues for our panel discussion “From Writer to Author,” Saturday, October 14, at 10:30am. “From Writer to Author: Panel discussion on what to do once the book’s written” Saturday, October 14, […]

Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors

I am excited to be included in a new anthology. Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors is a collection of stories of obstacles and empowerment by 21 female authors.  You can read more about my involvement and the other 20 authors of Roar here. Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors, a book anthology of true, […]

Writing Conference

A few weeks ago some friends (and writing colleagues) and I presented a panel discussion at the writing conference “Conversations and Connections.” Rather than focusing exclusively on how amazingly fantastic our panel presentation was, I’d like to say a few words about the writing conference in total. It was a fantastic day and a great […]

Northern Virginia Magazine and Me

I’m not sure which is more exciting – the fact that the January issue of Northern Virginia Magazine features the best local coffee shops (my poison of choice!) or that it features my urban fantasy novel, Caged! Okay, okay, I am a little more excited that they listed Caged in their bookshelf of local authors […]

Christmas Stories

Christmas is a very emotional time for me. I get choked up easily thinking about love and peace and goodwill and all that crap.  Christmas brings out my sensitive side. Maybe it’s because of all the wonderful stories there are about the season. I’d like to suggest a few worth reading. The Little Match Girl, […]

Christmas Viewing

I love Christmas. I love the smell of pine trees and fresh baked cookies. I love giving and getting presents. I love traveling to a million places to see family and friends. (Okay – maybe not the traveling so much) Most of all, I love sitting on my couch, snuggled up with a cup of […]