Voice was always an element of writing that escaped me. It seemed like this slippery, elusive thing that I could recognize in everyone but my own. So when some of my earlier CP’s left notes that read they couldn’t hear my character’s voice, or that their voice wasn’t distinct, I wanted to yell but I … Continue reading Finding Your Character’s Voice
Some of my earliest memories of creating story involve worn pencils, graphite-smudged fingers, and scrap paper. They feature the hum of my parent’s TV, playing Rugrats or Pokemon on a loop, as I sat on purple leather couch and tried to draw the people I saw on screen. But it’s only ever been a hobby. … Continue reading Meeting Characters Through Drawing
This post is a bit delayed, but I'm thrilled to share that this month my first pro-sale goes live! My piece "Mother's Rules for a Burned Girl" is up over at Flash Fiction Online, a magazine I've always adored. It's so special that my first pro-sale debuts in this magazine because FFO has always been one … Continue reading New Story Available! (My first pro-sale!!)
Hi all! I know it’s been a minute. I was buried deep into NaNoWriMo, but today I’m here to talk about the other thing that’s been occupying my time lately. Book binges! I have always been a voracious reader. I devoured books as a child and would often leave the library with a stack of … Continue reading Confession: I love book binges.
Hey guys! I'm happy to share that my author interview with the fabulous Ginger Collect magazine is now live. They recently published my flash piece "The Misna's Gift" and they're a new but great little venue. Feel free to check out the interview, and the magazine as a whole! Happy reading!