Today, I'm excited to share the cover for Snow Globe Travelers: Samuel's Legacy, my debut middle-grade novel releasing this spring! Somehow, having a cover makes it more real. It's really happening! The StoryTwelve-year-old Sarah Ann Reisende and her mother travel to Vienna for the Genuss Festival Food Fair. In a darkened alleyway, she discovers a … Continue reading Snow Globe Travelers Cover Reveal!
Hope everyone is having an amazing Friday! Exciting news - My debut middle-grade science fiction novel, SNOW GLOBE TRAVELERS: SAMUEL'S LEGACY will be released this spring! Less than eight months away! Originally, the plan was to seek traditional publishing. However, the more I prepared for the submission process the more I realized it was the wrong … Continue reading A Quick Note About SGT
This week, I dove into developmental edits on Snow Globe Travelers (SGT), a middle-grade sci-fi portal/multiverse story I'm preparing for submissions. As of this morning, edits are about 35% complete! As the final draft of Snow Globe Travelers emerges, my excitement grows. Working on this story over the past several years has been a process … Continue reading Preview Snow Globe Travelers (SGT)
Got some great feedback and advice from my mentoring appoints at Realm Makers. I’m working through final edits and excited to begin submitting soon - come what may. The hardest part of this six-year-long process has been getting into Sarah’s head. It can be challenging to write a main character with a different personality. But … Continue reading Snow Globe Travelers (SGT) Update
With so much going on behind the scenes, it's been awhile since I've shared any updates on the first book in my middle-grade science fiction series (SGT). And now that the manuscript is no longer bound by contest restrictions, it seemed like the right time. This summer, I'm planning to engage my awesome critique group … Continue reading Excerpts and Updates for SGT Book 1
I have a soft spot for villains. To be clear, there's no sinister plot lurking here. I strive to love everyone, to be forgiving and kind. So then, why is it so easy to relate to the antagonist in a story, sometimes more than the hero? Villains are the antithesis of loving, forgiving, and kind. … Continue reading Love Thy Villain