Writing and editing updates as we head into February!
Before I get into anything else, I just heard the sad news that my junior high English teacher, who was the first to tell me I had a talent for writing, passed away this week. I'm so thankful for her influence, humor, and red pen. My last email from her (just before I signed my [...]
Goodness gracious. It has been FOREVER since my last update, and there is a good reason for it! I have been spending just about every spare moment working on Book 2 of the Tales from Adia series, all while orchestrating a return to the dorms during a global pandemic (my "don't quit your day job" [...]
It was October 1997, and I had just turned thirteen. The red ink at the top of my English homework was life-changing in a way that Mrs. Padgett never could have known. “Wow! … You have a talent with words!” I don’t remember my first reaction when I read that statement. Reading it now, my [...]