Category Archives: Blog

Disability in Kidlit

I’m an adult fiction writer, because that’s how I think and what I prefer to read, but I recently stumbled across a blog that specializes in reviewing middle-age and YA literature that features characters with disabilities. It’s a fantastic site, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Series: In/Exhale Character Bios

Hey, everyone! The third season of In/Exhale will be starting up shortly, and I know there’s a huge cast of characters to keep track of. So I thought it might be fun to have a character list and every week (or … Continue reading

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Disability and Sexuality in Art: An Interview with InkDevil

Those of you who follow me here or on twitter know that one of the reasons I write is to try to tear down some stigmas and cultural stereotypes that people with disabilities are asexual, or that sex with someone … Continue reading

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I Hope You Dance

I know it’s been a while. These past few months have been really difficult for me. I’ve been dealing with a chronic daily migraine since January. Literally, a headache that started months ago and has not gone away since it … Continue reading

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With 2015 on the Horizon…

I know it’s been a while since I blogged. I am sorry. I’ve been tangled up in more than one way lately, and that’s the simplest way to put it. Share:

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NaNoWriMo 2014

  Hard to believe that National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is almost here already! This year I will be participating again, though with my busy schedule, I’m not sure how far along I’ll get. For this year’s project, I’m going … Continue reading

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UnConventional Quotes: Happiness

Sometimes the only thing keeping you from happiness is yourself. Going to do something a little different this week. Start a new series in which I post shareable images featuring quotes from UnConventional. (If this takes off, I may do some … Continue reading

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Updates

  Hey, everyone! Thanks for helping make a great launch week for UnConventional. Thanks for all your support and feedback. I really appreciate it! Instead of a blog post with more music or something else, I wanted to do a little … Continue reading

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The Music of UnConventional: “Love Is All Around”

The music of UnConventional continues this week! Early in the novel, Di is working out in the hotel gym and rocking out to some of her favorite tunes to keep her motivated. Joan Jett’s cover of The Mary Tyler Moore Show … Continue reading

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The Music of UnConventional: “Weightless”

Music played an important role while writing UnConventional, and is particularly important to the main character, Di, who’s a huge punk fan. In fact, the novel opens with a playlist of songs (which you can listen to most of via the … Continue reading

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