The Clearing’s RITA Award Night

It was a great honor for my little book, The Clearing, to be nominated for the RITA Award for Best Young Adult Romance of 2011. Last week, I got to go to New York City to see how it would all turn out.  If you’ve never attended the RWA conference (Romance Writers of America) it’s … Continue reading

Back to the real world…

So, the trip to Italy was so amazing that I didn’t want to leave.  I was very sad on my last night in Rome, and even sadder on the ride to the airport to fly home. First of all, the city is unbelievably cool.  Around every corner, you find history, or literally chunks of history.  … Continue reading

New Website Launched

If you’ve reached this blog post, then you know that I’ve launched my new website!  I’m excited to have more room to post, including a space for reader questions and comments, and info on school visits and events.  Yay!  I’m hoping that you’ll enjoy reading more info about my books and my writing life. In … Continue reading