Time Passers Will Be Released In September!

Hello, readers! It has been a hot second since I've blogged anything, but with exciting news to share, I've got a blog post for you today! I haven't updated this blog since the release of my second poetry collection The Blue Gabled House in March. The feedback, reviews, and overall excitement and encouragement over my…

Cover Reveal and Excerpts of Instruments of Sacrifice: Time Passers

Happy Wednesday, all! Today is a special day for me because I get to release to you the official cover for the third book in my fantasy series! Instruments of Sacrifice: Time Passers is well underway for publication in Spring 2020. I have not settled on a specific month or day, but the general time…

I wrote another poetry collection…

As some of you may know, last September (2018) I published my first poetry collection Essence of An Age which you can read a whole post about its creation here. Long story short, I wrote the collection because I needed to. Writing it reignited a love for writing that I had lost and allowed me…

what no one tells you about being an indie author

Have you ever heard a published author asked what advice they would give to aspiring writers? The answers are usually the same and may include things like "read all you can," "finish your manuscript," "do NaNoWriMo," etc. Being an aspiring writer is not the same thing as being an aspiring publisher of your own work.…

mango street / a poem

mango street.    The pink-tiled bathrooms and velvet robes have been traded in for patched-up aprons and flour-dusted hands.  Where names were once stitched into lilac silk,  the phases of the moon are inked across collar-bones.  The wives drink wine from mason jars, prune their ferns and poplars.  The children sing to the sidewalk songs…