Homeschooling During a Pandemic

I know this is a stressful time for everyone, particularly for parents. They have to juggle working at home or making ends meet without an income while schooling their children. I have some advice–don’t school your children. I can hear gasps, but stick...

Checking In

It’s been over a month since my last newsletter. Honestly, with everything going on, I just wasn’t feeling it. My creativity was nil. So, instead of trying to scrape something together, I pored myself into revising the latest version of The Devil...

Understanding Dystopians

Knowing that reading is crucial to good writing, I thought I’d read enough dystopian novels to write a good dystopian myself. For instance, I’ve read The Hunger Games trilogy, The Divergent Series, The City of Ember, The Giver, and Wool. I’ve also...

New Year’s Resolutions

A lot of people don’t like New Year’s resolutions but I’m not one of them. I like imagining the new year as a fresh page, a fresh beginning, an exciting time of new possibilities. Starting a new year is a great time to evaluate what has worked in the...