Category Archives: Some Happy

**FRAGILE**

There are times when I feel so incredibly fragile as a writer and as a person. Sometimes it has to do with what’s going on in my family life – like my mother in law spending a month at my house. And while I love having people come visit, I’m also very private, and sharing […]
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What’s UP Wednesday???

Ok. It’s been AGES since I did this!! So happy 😀 SUPAH fun meme started by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk. Drop by their place to see the full list of people participating and/or to jump in yourself 😉 What I’m Reading: When my brain and heart hurt from YA angst, I read regency. This book was written by a […]
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Anything Worth Having…

…is worth working for. I HATED that saying as a kid. I really felt like if it’s meant to be, it’ll just come to you. And…then reality hit. Mike and I just celebrated our 18 year wedding anniversary. EIGHTEEN YEARS. I’m about to turn 38, so yeah, we got married young. Evidence: I’ve known Mike […]
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“JOY” and School Library Journal

I generally learn more about a book from the SLJ reviews than anywhere else, and I got my second fab review from them the other day – this time for Stronger Than You Know 😀 (Stronger, or as I call it, Joy, is out early in hardback, but the ebook will release on schedule – […]
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2014 SCBWI RECAP – a FIVE THINGS post (x2)

A shortie, but a goodie. And people who don’t know me will be like… wha…? (Also. These are in no particular order, and I haven’t had a good night’s sleep in a week – if you want to see pictures, you’ll have to google or Facebook it, b/c I’m just feeling entirely too lazy tonight […]
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What You Love Most…

With writing comes expectations – mine, my agent’s, my editor’s, my readers’… With writing comes the idea that at some point, I’ll have to go over every single sentence and read it again and again to make it perfect. And then turn it into my editor and start that process again. There are days when […]
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