Every time a writer sits down to create a story they face a multitude of choices. Since stories don’t exist in a vacuum, all of those choices add up to make meaning–whether the writer intends that meaning or not. Our world influences our narratives, and our narratives influence our world. Who we choose to present … More Why Nottingham?
Well, folks, it’s time to tell you what I’ve been working on for the past few months/years/eons of geological time. Before Compass Rose walked into my head, and long before Rowan decided to pick up a rose, there was Robyn. Nottingham is my problem child. I’ve been working on this book since 2014, and it … More Upcoming Release: Nottingham
Compass Rose came out ten days ago. Maybe I should have posted something sooner, but the birthday of a first book is… well… let’s just say I had too many emotions running around to pin one down long enough to write about it. So. Compass Rose is out there, doing her thing, and here I am: … More Compass Rose, Island Living, and a Metaphor
Is there anything more satisfying than seeing your creation come alive? Not to sound like Dr. Frankenstein, but Mary Shelley had the right idea. I look at the cover of Compass Rose, and I want to throw up my hands and shout, “it’s alive!” to the thunder. I don’t, of course. At least not in … More Compass Rose gets a cover and I might be Dr. Frankenstein
When I was hovering on the cusp of an unfortunate adolescence, a teacher had our class create time capsules. The prompt, I recall, had something to do with warning our future selves away from the dangers of drugs and alcohol. My twelve-year-old self had other ideas. I got the time capsule back halfway through college … More Write The Stories You Want To Read