At the book launch party for Surface Tension I set up a coloring table. I thought it would be fun. A casual option for entertainment. I had no idea what this little activity would turn into. It was a huge success…to say the very least. It looked like everyone was taking the freaking S.A.T.’s. For three hours … More Coloring Contest
Alternate title: Writing and talking, impossible! One of my most favorite experiences of my entirety on Earth was my 2015 book tour for Breathing Water. I love connecting with people and talking about my work, their work, and spending a little time with strangers discussing books. I’m whatever the super opposite of an introverted is. There is a … More Book Signing Fail
Chapter 1 Santiago “Journals!” Santi squealed. “Mommi, it’s Abuela’s journals.” She lifted the small black book into the dusty sunlight of the attic window. Celia glanced up from the photo album she was looking through and sighed. “Put them back.” She spoke in English, which startled Santi so much she almost dropped the book. Never … More Surface Tension Chapter One
Surface Tension is only THREE weeks away form it’s nationwide release on July 17th!! Until then, these two lucky winners get an autographed copy before they can buy it. rhies2 and geekingreen Congratulations!! I’ll be contacting you personally with details. Everyone else, don’t forget you can preorder your copy for delivery to your home or … More Giveaway Winners!!
Theyyyyyyy’re Heeeeeeeeeereeeee!!! The books have arrive and that means it’s time to give some away! Two people will win a FREE autographed copy of Surface Tension BEFORE anyone can buy it!! Here are the ways to enter… Share this post on social media! Copy the graphic at the bottom and create your own post on social media. Reblog … More Surface Tension Giveaway!!
Roller derby makes me feel strong. It makes me feel capable and powerful and… and… and it makes me feel fucking invincible! Before derby I was a runner. Over the course of my running career I have cover HUNDREDS of miles. I did many 5K’s, one 10K, a handful of half-marathons, three full marathons, and … More Roller Derby for Body Confidence
In case you missed the announcement last week. Surface Tension is available for pre-order in Hardback, Paperback, and eBook Order an autographed copy and receive a free gift. Get it from Amazon…. Or at Barnes and Noble…. However you do it, Surface Tension will be in your … More Pre-Order Surface Tension Now!
My “Author’s Review” copy of Surface Tension arrived and I have great news! Click on an icon to preorder at any of these places!!
I have to pause in all my book-flurry to tell you about the fantastic woman who does the covers of my books. Becky Fawson’s artwork is captivating, real, and delightful! Over and over during my book tour people would stop in their tracks because of my cover; drawn in by the colors, the font, the … More The Art Does the Hard Work
There is a secret world filled with tension, if you simply dare to break the surface. Is it fair to my first book if I say that this one is my favorite? Shhhhhh, don’t tell Breathing Water but I think this one is even better! Nationwide release July 17, 2016