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December News

It’s officially the end of November, and that means Christmas music is in full swing on my playlists. December has always been my favorite time of the year for hot cocoa and bundling in blankets while it snows, but now that I live in Southern California, I’m trying to get used to my first 70-degree …

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Virtual Event and Musings

I am doing a virtual event at Mysterious Galaxy Books on Oct 25th. I’ll be talking with fellow author Meaghan McIsaac, whose middle grade fantasy The Bear House came out recently. You can sign up for the event here! On a more personal note, I’ve been thinking about my publishing journey. When I first began …

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September News

I’m excited to report there are several events lined up this month for The Dreamweavers! On Sept 14th at 4 PM PST, I’ll be doing a virtual event with the wonderful folks at Wellesley Books. You can register at the link. For those in the San Diego area: On Sept 18th, 2 PM PST, I’ll …

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Middle Ground Book Fest

Middle Ground Book Fest is this weekend! It’s a free virtual event featuring a variety of middle grade authors and their books. I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel with a group of awesome authors about the research and inspiration that went behind our stories. The panel will be posted on the Middle …

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Behind The Dreamweavers

I recently spoke on the Guest Book Podcast with fellow author Nizrana Farook, author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant. We talked about the inspiration behind our books, navigating multiple cultures, and our favorite childhood books. You can listen to the episode here. I’m taking this moment to highlight The Dreamweavers, which comes out …

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Once Upon a Gothic Halloween

This was announced a few weeks ago in Publishers Weekly. I’ll be publishing a third children’s novel, publication slated for 2022! This one takes place in a remote European village (that may or may not be inspired by Switzerland). The plot involves an ensemble cast of quirky characters, including a reclusive family who lives alone …

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Upcoming Events and Updates

Back when I was a newbie writer, WriteOnCon was one of the few writing conferences I attended. Most conferences cost upward of $500 just to attend, but this online event only costs $10. It’s also easy to access, right from your bedroom in your pajamas. (Quarantine, anyone?) I highly recommend this event for aspiring authors, …

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SE-YA Book Fest 2021

I’m excited to announce I’ll be participating in the Southeastern Young Adult Book Fest in 2021! It’s a virtual event from Thursday, March 11 – Saturday, March 13, 2021 that connects young adults with authors, fostering education and a love of reading in the community. There are a lot of great authors on the roster, …

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Debut Book Cover Reveal

So last night, my agent updated me that my book cover for No Ordinary Thing was on Amazon. Which I had no idea. The cover has been under-wraps for over a month. The publishing industry is very hush-hush and behind-the-scenes. I suppose Hollywood is the same way. Makes sense, when all the world’s a stage, …

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