New website look, new writing videos, new mailing list, oh my!


As many of you have noticed, I have changed the look of my website. I think it’s good to switch things up every now and then. You all have really supported me with this blog so thank you, readers! I Continue reading

There is Always More to Learn about Writing


I have a BA in English, an MFA in Creative Writing, and I’ve literally been writing for over 20 years. I’ve taken numerous classes on writing, read many books about writing, attended workshops and lectures, participated in festivals and apprenticeships, Continue reading

8 Free or Cheap Ways to Become a Better Writer


Let’s face it. When it comes to your writing, there is always something to be learned, and there is always room to grow. It’s nice to buy craft books and go on writing retreats and take writing classes, but you Continue reading

Writing Goals, Twilight Storytellers, and THE MUSES


I decided to make a video today about my writing goals for the year. I’ve had a good start to the year as far as writing goes. I’m almost done with another round of edits on THE MUSES, and I Continue reading

Tomorrow is the last day to vote for my screenplay proposal!


Fan art made by Emily Croft on Twitter, who enjoyed my screenplay proposal, AT THE STAKE.  Tomorrow (12/31) is the last day to vote on the screenplay proposals in the Twilight Storytellers project! I would appreciate it if you would Continue reading

My Twilight screenplay proposal made the Top 40! Help me out with a vote!


Hey everyone! So I recently posted about entering a screenplay proposal in the Twilight Storytellers competition (where female filmmakers are given the opportunity to write and/or direct five short films set in the Twilight universe). They just announced that my screenplay Continue reading