Category Archives: wrtiting

What The Girl Who Saved Ghosts Means to Me

I don’t think I can explain how much the new book means to me. But I’m going to try. It’s the reason I fought my way back from the vertigo. When my physical therapy required me to do the very … Continue reading

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An Author's Adventures at CrimeConn

Saturday, I drove to CrimeConn, an all day mystery conference at the Westport Public Library. It was an amazing day and I’ll definitely be adding this to my must attend list for conferences. I wanted to share my takeaways with … Continue reading

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Writer's Digest Contest Win + Summer Blog Hiatus

The Writer’s Digest contest results are in and I came in first place! http://www.writersdigest.com/your-story-competition/your-story-74-submit-now Thank you so much to everyone who voted for my sentence. It took me weeks to craft that little bugger. Coming in first place was such … Continue reading

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It's All About the Books!

The Unbelievables Series News The Girl Who Ignored Ghosts is a National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist in YA fiction! Beckett Publishing Group acquired the second book in The Unbelievables series (the sequel to TGWIG) with a publication date of fall … Continue reading

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Hello Line Edits!

Hello, my amazing readers! I thought I’d start out with a little treat. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Six Train’s sequel in progress. It’s a screenshot of what the line edits from my editor look like for the … Continue reading

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Are you the protagonist or antagonist?

I’m a bit under the weather so I thought I’d repost an old blog post on characters. Hope you enjoy it!

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Discovering the Snough

So somehow I’ve managed to get myself sick again. Too much travel, not enough sleep, overexposure to public transportation, and bam I’m back to sick. Not so sick that I’m confined to bed. More of a half work day / … Continue reading

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The End of the Book Tour

This was my last appearance in October at the Boston Book Festival in the Sisters in Crime booth. The day before I got taken down by a nasty respiratory infection. I’ve been offline most of the past 2 weeks getting … Continue reading

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Final Days of TGWIG Contest, Readercon Highlights, & Miracle Girl Shout Out

There are only two days left to enter the Tell Me Your Ghost Story Contest! If you want to get your flash fiction ghost story in, make sure you pop over to the original Tell Me Your Ghost Story Contest … Continue reading

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