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August 27, 2018

Based on reviews and the beautiful voice of the author, I was so looking forward to this read but sadly became disappointed with it rather quickly. There's more backstory than story in this novel, and by the end of it, I felt as though I read a bunch of character bios...

August 25, 2016

Was it shortsighted to write a YA fantasy novel when I wasn’t exactly literate in the genre? Yes.

Would it have been helpful to read The Hunger Games or Daughter of Smoke & Bone before I started? Der!

But in fairness, I’ve been writing scripts—all genres, all demographic...

August 1, 2016

First, let me apologize. Apparently anyone with a computer can have a blog. And I’m anyone.

I’ll probably talk a lot about my dog because he’s the most stubborn, infuriating thing on four legs. Every morning we have the same argument. For seven and a half years. He want...

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Was it shortsighted to write a YA fantasy novel when I wasn’t exactly literate in the genre? Yes.

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