BIG CHANGES, BOOK COVERS & SPRING BREAK

It's that time of year again... Spring break!  This annual week-long holiday from school is the setting of my first novel INTO THE OCEAN. Into The Ocean is about a girl from New Jersey who moves to Hawaii with her family. She has finally started making friends and settling in, just as spring break rolls … Continue reading BIG CHANGES, BOOK COVERS & SPRING BREAK

Reviews & A Link: INTO THE OCEAN

I have been writing a ton lately (working on my second book!) and really loving it. I know that I will write even more when I'm back out at school, since there's nothing like LESS time to make my brain really want to dive into a story. This writing flow has also inspired me to … Continue reading Reviews & A Link: INTO THE OCEAN

HOW TO WRITE A BOOK: My 5 Rules!

This past weekend, I was at the Texas Book Festival. It was my third year attending with my mom. After the first year I went, in 2011 when I saw Sarah Dessen speak, I was so excited and inspired that I started writing what later became my novel Into The Ocean (which you can check … Continue reading HOW TO WRITE A BOOK: My 5 Rules!