Cover Reveal & News!

Isn’t it lovely!?! I can’t WAIT for you to find out why it’s a monarch butterfly wing. LGBTQ ReadsThanks to LGBTQ Reads and Dahlia Adler for the TNWT cover reval on her website and...

SCBWI Conference: Spokane

I’ve discovered a new favorite conference and — HOW CONVENIENT — it’s in my town, Spokane. This was the first year I attended this Inland Northwest SCBWI event and it was sublime! Why you ask? Because it was small, with only 70 or so writers...

Surviving Revisions

You’ve landed that agent or found a small press. CONGRATS! But now what? After the kitchen-dancing high wears off what happens? A lot of things. Negotiations, signing a contract, “meeting” your team or agent. Some super exciting phone calls and...

THE NAMES WE TAKE

Dreams do come true! My book baby, the queer YA dystopian of my dreams, is going to be published in the spring of 2020 with Ooligan press!!!! I’m thrilled and working hard on revisions right now. More to come...

PDX and Ooligan

Spent a great day at Portland State University’s Write to Publish conference, hosted by the MFA students at Ooligan Press. What a fun trip and I got to meet a lot of the press staff in...
ALA Midwinter 2019

ALA Midwinter 2019

I had the absolute joy of hitting the exhibit floor of the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference. HOLY COW friends, $60 got me in the door and into an orgy of books. Football fields of publishers and small presses with ALL the amazing NEW titles!...