ALLERGIES Over 10% of people are allergic to cats. For them, the gentle purr of a feline friend comes with anything from sneezing and sniffling to skin rashes and asthma. So what do you do if you love cats (or hate mice) but can’t breathe when Fluffy is around? The options are limited: Antihistamines (pills […]
HOW TO DO DECAF There are several different ways to decaffeinate coffee. The most common methods involve soaking unroasted coffee beans and adding a solvent to draw the caffeine out of the bean. If you enjoy your java sans caffeine, you may want to stop reading now. But if you want to know more, here’s some detail: […]
I haven’t posted on my website for a while because to be honest, 2018 was a difficult year for me. During the past few months, I just haven’t been up to projecting the image of a content and productive writer. Because I didn’t feel like one. Without going into detail, the main thing that sent […]
Big news – I am now represented by Kristy Hunter of the Knight Agency! It was announced in their monthly newsletter, which also includes a great article Writing to Trend vs. Writing for the Market by Kristy’s co-agent, Nephele Tempest. I’m looking forward to working with this dynamic team!
As you know from my reviews of We Are All Made of Molecules and I’ll Give You The Sun, I’ve been thinking a lot about the difference between young adult (YA) and middle grade (MG) books. Two of my recent works-in-progress have straddled the line between these two categories of children’s literature so I wanted to explore the line between […]