Don’t Be Afraid To Ask

As writers, we tend to write about the things we know.  Or at least the things we are familiar to us.  All of my books thus far have contained experiences I've had in my life (slightly rewritten, of course.)  If I write about something I have no knowledge of, I most likely have a member … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid To Ask


Hello friends! You guys have been so supportive and encouraging every time I've posted a snippet from Bumps in the Road (Hurdles...) so I thought I'd share the whole thing!  Follow this link to read the whole book, and when you're finished, let me know what you think.  I always welcome feedback!

Hurdles… #10

Em stood in the empty bathroom, shivering.  She looked up at the girl staring back at her in the mirror.  Her wavy hair was rain slickened and sticking to her face.  The tips dripped down on to the floor, leaving tiny puddles.  Her face was striped with eyeliner and mascara.  Streams of wet make-up ran … Continue reading Hurdles… #10

Almost there!

The editing process for Hurdles... has started!  I haven't finished the book yet, but I wanted to get ahead on the editing so I didn't have hundreds of pages to read at once.  It's turning out better than I ever imagined! After I'm completely finished with the writing and editing, I'll be looking for a … Continue reading Almost there!

Hurdles… #8

The girl abruptly turned around and surprised Jackson by taking paint and smearing it across his face.  The boy jumped back in shock and immediately tried to wipe it off.  That only resulted in him getting paint on his hands.  Emily was laughing uncontrollably at Jackson’s reaction, and she was slowly inching her way closer … Continue reading Hurdles… #8

Let’s Walk

Sorry it's been a few days since I've posted anything.  I recently moved back to college and I've been busy with classes and homework.  But I finally found a free moment to write on my blog, so here I am! As you can imagine, it's difficult to consistently work on your book during college.  Classes … Continue reading Let’s Walk

Monster Monologue

Angry, Irritated, Heartbroken Rebecca:  I hate you.  You have taken everything from me.  You killed my family.  Took my children.  You left me in a pile of my own blood.  I trusted you, but you made my life a living hell.  I am going to kill you.  Slowly.  Painfully.  And I am going to enjoy every … Continue reading Monster Monologue