#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 12 TBT In the Summer of 2013, before Undertow even came out, I had the honor of working with some very talented Cape Cod teens – all of who looked like the characters from Undertow. They were bold enough and brave enough to be the faces of a book that had yet to […]
#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 8 Sock Wednesday Okay folks – I’ve got this one in the bag! I’m a SOCK FREAK! My favorite sock company is Stance, and I can even remember when I got my first pair – an impulse buy thanks to my mom at a surf shop in West Palm Beach. They are […]
#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 6 WIP (Work in Progress) I’m working on Last Light . . . mainly because fans would knock down my door and burn my computer if I didn’t get the sucker done soon. I will admit . . . I LOVE this book . . . mwaa haa haa!
Happy New Year! So, 2016 was, well, interesting. Okay, more like one long session of torture at the base of Mordor, especially if you had to survive the US election with your brain cells intact. I didn’t get much writing done in 2016, but after a health issue (and the enormous selflessness of so many […]
“Puke and rally, puppy dog. We’re needed on the rooftop.” – Kian, Last Light When I first started writing the Undertow series, I had no clue what the characters would do for people. What their lives and their story would mean to people. And honestly, I had no clue the impact that the fictional world and […]
If you have ever kicked around on YA blogs, inevitably you come across posts about sex in Young Adult novels. Nine times out of ten, the post will say something about how books portray these moments, whether accurate or inaccurate, fade to black or way too much details. I’m going to address the top three […]
They say news comes in two forms: Good and Bad. The Good: I’m working on Last Light. The Bad: It’s gonna be huge and my fingers are bleeding. Sometimes I’m stalled in my writing by simply needing to come out of the story to do research so I can feel my way through a setting […]
Howdy everyone! I will be at Titcombs Bookshop on Rte 6A in East Sandwich tomorrow, March 13th, from 1-2pm, signing my books (including True North). Come on down and find me!! It’s also the 1-year anniversary of Cruel Summer – the Undertow series prequel novel that revolves around Ana, Kian, and MJ. If you are daunted […]