Sadness is an element that invades my books, regardless of category or genre. In the District Ballet Company books, grief and depression permeate both Aly and Zed's experiences in the world. In my magicballoonbook, displacement and the volatility of 'home' as a concept reign. In my killing mists book, large scale loss rips apart community and families. In … Continue reading Finding Sunlight: On Writing Sad Stories
I'm between projects right now. I have been for six weeks and if you want to know how long I've been floundering, you'd be completely correct to guess six weeks. I usually flounder for a little bit but this floundering feels a little bit long because the project that ended, Second Position, hasn't really ended. I'm … Continue reading Switching Gears Is Hard Sometimes
In case you don't follow me on Twitter (which you should, so go ahead and do that right now!), my cover reveal was on Wednesday! Hafsah at IceyBooks (who is just incredible and I highly recommend her for just about everything) hosted the reveal and there's a giveaway and an excerpt up there! Check it … Continue reading Cover Reveal for Second Position!