A day in the life of a writer

As a writer, each day brings different challenges and emotions. One day you are on top of the world, finished writing a killer scene that is sure to bring your readers to their knees. The next? That same scene sucks and you don't know why you ever thought any differently.

You may receive a (GASP!) full request from your dream agent. The next, the ever-fun "Thank you but this just isn't for me" rejection.

If this sounds all too familiar, don't fret. Trust me, we've ALL been there. Writings a tough job--you have to be dedicated and sometimes have skin as thick as a kick ass steak. But it's worth it. When you nail the scene, when your CP tells you, "OMG I LOVE IT!", when you see fellow writers making THE ANNOUNCEMENT---you know....this is what you were born to do.


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So pleased to announce my YA Contemporary novel, THE SOCIETY, will be published Spring 2016 from Entangled Teen!

Being able to write this blog post makes me so happy. Actually, "happy" doesn't really cut it. I am over the moon to be able to finally announce that the spectacular Entangled Teen line will be publishing my book in print and ebook with a tentative publication date of May, 2016.

Yes, this is about how I feel right now. =)

Tons of thanks go out to all of my friends and family who have supported me through the entire writing process. I love each and every one of you!!! And Hope---thanks for all the initial read-throughs. You rock! <3 nbsp="" p="">
So what is THE SOCIETY about? I thought you'd never ask, my friends! (Did you get that Friends reference? I know....bad pun. LOL)
The Society is about a revenge plot gone bad in a private high school. It has secret societies, backstabbing, friendship, and romance. I hope when it comes out that you love reading it as much as I loved writing it!! =D