I am so excited to be on a panel with the amazing Jim Hill, Rajani Narasimhan LaRocca, and MarcyKate P. Connolly at the Marstons Mills library TOMORROW, Thursday, August 8th! I’m also teaching a teen writing class before from 3-5! If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Titcombs will have books for sale!
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. […]
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 […]
Writing Tips from the Trenches Recently, I was asked how I write my characters and what is the trick I use that makes them “live beyond the book.” Honestly, I kinda got stumped when the question was asked of me. At first I wanted to blurt out, “Uh, I’ve no clue” and to be fair, […]
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 […]
ELEVEN DAYS until Eila and the crew are back in action! Have you missed them? Wanna sneak peek? The prologue is HERE! Are you a reviewer? You can request an ARC HERE. New characters! New twists! New love affairs! A heart-stopping bad-dude and a fanged kidnapper with a donut truck! Blood bombs, flying desks, dangerous […]
“I set a goal for myself everyday when I write – 10 pages a day – and it’s much harder because I’m too dumb to turn off my Twitter and everything so it’s always on and it’s a real distraction. It’s a major distraction.” – R.L. Stine I’ll be honest: even at my […]
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 […]