One of my absolutely favorite people in the writing world is Heather McCorkle. And one of my absolutely favorite aspects of the publishing process is cover design. Combine the two […]
If you haven’t heard of YAK Fest, then listen up. It’s the newest (and hippest) YA book festival in Texas. And we want YOU to come. Here’s the deal, it’s […]
Many of you haven't heard yet, but I got to blurb my first book for another author! I'm excited to introduce you to a new, up and coming author with […]
Last night on Facebook, I posted a cry for help. Boy band names... I need one.
British Boy Band? Yes, please.
I had one of those moments as I was […]
Welcome to my new blog and new feature post... Write Stuff Wednesday! In the future, I will try to use Wednesdays to post general writing exercises, tips, and industry insights […]
Winter Wonders is now on pre-order at the White Island Shoppe!
LOOK. AT. THIS.This original digital painting is entitled "Hydrodorian" and is based on the Water tribe members in the Phantom Island series."Hydrodorian" by Brian PowersWhy am I so enthralled with […]
One of the things I love about my publisher is that they keep the authors really involved in the production process of a book. This worked well for me coming […]
A huge congratulations to Kristen Verser... my cover designer for the Phantom Island series! Windfall (Phantom Island Book 2) was awarded second place in Book Cover Design in the Winter […]
If you were a middle school student sitting in my class discussing literary terms, I would start off with a question like: “What is ‘point of view’ in a story?” […]