Welcome to my blog! From research, writing, and publishing to travel, adventure, and misadventure, I share what inspires me in hopes of inspiring you.


The pain was my Vecna; the writing, my Kate Bush.

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On Adapting a Novel for Film or Television

writer's block crumpled up paper ball

Overcoming Writer’s Block When You Feel Uninspired

Painted rhino

The Art of Collaboration (and Rhinos)

Empowered woman

We’re Speaking: a Celebration of Female Protagonists

Butterflies on flowers

Creativity and Kinship: the Birth of WordCity, a Literary Journal

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A Virtual Book Launch: Facebook Live

Books on display

Wait… You Want my Autograph? My First Book Signing

Me and my Siberian husky

How Inspiration for Compelling Characters Might be Right in Front of You