Category Archives: Personal

The Secret Reason I Write

When I was a little girl, I used to wish for one superpower: to be invisible. I didn’t want people to see me. I didn’t want to be looked at or teased. I wanted to be there but not be … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble Signing in June

June 11 and 12 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., I will be at the Waterbury Barnes and Noble at 235 Union Street, Waterbury, CT, for a Teen Weekend Book Signing. Barnes and Noble will be selling copies of The … Continue reading

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What's a Good Day?

A good day is stepping outside and discovering a few of these little white flowers blooming and remembering how they filled the yard of your childhood home. A good day is looking up and realizing spring is here and I’m on … Continue reading

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A Me Weekend

I thought I’d share some highlights from my weekend. It was a weekend of not writing. 🙂 I’ve started coloring again to relax my mind during revisions. It’s something I do just for me. It does focus my mind, but … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Short Stories

As I was wrapping up developmental edits for my editor on Six Train’s sequel, I thought I would do something fun on the side. I decided to enter a short story contest. This was going to be a nice break from novel writing. … Continue reading

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The Writing Goeth…

The last 9 weeks have felt like this writing wise. I pretty much rewrote the entire book for Six Train’s sequel. And now the developmental edits are done! I want to dance and sing and shout. I feel like what … Continue reading

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And the Weekend Cometh…

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The Devil Was in My Dog

During the first six months of our lives together, I was fairly certain the Devil was in my dog. Hard to believe, right? You look at that adorable face and you think what could he possibly do? I used to work very … Continue reading

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Breaking My Rules

Most of the time, I like to follow the rules. I prefer order to chaos. It’s just my nature. But every once in a great while I break my rules. For the past year, I’ve had a reading rule, one … Continue reading

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Working Hard for a Weekend

Right now my novel is like a cone around my head. It’s all I see. It’s all I can think about. It’s my entire world. But my best friend’s birthday is coming up in March. And I am going to … Continue reading

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