The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson is a science fiction thriller with a thread of romance. While aimed at new adults (ages 18-25), it's also suitable for mature teens. Nineteen-year-old Fern Johnson struggles to hold a job and ignore her imaginary friend. She only wants to care for her niece, and shield her … Continue reading A Review of “The Girl Who Could See”
Suck it up, buttercup. The words were a mantra. They kept Jude going when her mind and body betrayed her. Weakness was death in the Rocket City. She’d learned that growing up as an orphan in this gang-infested territory, the last human colony on Earth. Ripping out your heart, distancing yourself, was the only way … Continue reading The Invasion of Rocket City
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 Story Twelve-year-old Sarah Ann Reisende’s father left before her third birthday. She longs to find him, but she never expected the path would … 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