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Undertow This Summer

    Sometimes I call UNDERTOW the Little Blue Book That Could because it keeps landing on lists years after it launched (not that I’m complaining). Of course, then my friends remind me that the sucker weighs close to a pound and is nearly 100,000 words long, so “little” ain’t so little. Pfft – details. […]

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Undertow Series Q and A

As I count down the days to the Daybreaker release, I thought I’d answer some questions I’ve had over the years related to the series and writing in general.   When you first started writing Undertow, did you know how the series was going to end? HA! Not really. Truth be told, I wasn’t sure […]

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Titcomb’s Bookshop the Brave

      Back in 2013, before Undertow officially launched, I wandered into Titcomb’s Bookshop in Sandwich Massachusetts and happened to come face-to-face with owner Vicky Titcomb. I was hoping the fabulous, barn-like bookshop would take a chance on me – a self-pubbed weirdo from the Cape who wrote one YA novel on a sleep-deprived […]

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Hall High School’s Epic Student Storytellers

Dear World: This past week I was able to crash the party at Hall High School in West Hartford Connecticut for two days straight. If you are a parent reading this, and your child is suddenly writing until their fingers bleed and daydreaming on a whole new level, that’s probably my fault. Not only were […]

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#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 13 – Friday the 13th

#IGAuthorLifeJan – DAY 13 – Friday the 13th Today is Friday the 13th of January and I thought that I should post a book I loved and found to be unexpectedly creepy when I read it: These Broken Stars by Spooner and Kaufman. Holy FRAK, I got totally spooked by this one. Anyway, my review of […]

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Walking the Line – Sex in YA

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 […]

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Book Signing at Titcombs

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 […]

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In Defense of Insta-Love

I do three things when I’m trolling the aisles of heaven (re: bookstore), searching for a few new books to burn my paycheck on: Seek out a kick-ass cover. Read the back jacket. Read the first page . . . and maybe the Goodreads reviews. Let me tell ya – I’ve learned one thing about Goodreads […]

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Writer Woe Number 428 (or something like that): Too Many Blasted Characters

First of all, I know what you’re going to say. You’re going to say that the sheer volume of characters in my novels is my own stupid fault. That I was a doofus and basically unleashed the population of a small movie theater (on a Harry Potter premier night) into my imagination and said, “Sure […]

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Book Review: Unconditional by Cherie Hudson

Unconditional by Cherie Hudson **This title is NEW ADULT and not appropriate for teen readers** Many thanks to Pan Macmillan for offering me an ARC of this title. Their generosity has no impact on my review. I enjoyed this title and burned through it in one day. It’s a light-hearted semi-fairy tale of a young […]

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