• Prophecy (The Owens Chronicles Book One)

    I published my second book! Prophecy is the first book of the Owens Chronicles, a Paranormal Trilogy I have been dreaming up for years. Lucy Owens never really fit into the small, New England town she grew up in. Her…

  • Books, BBQs and ACTRA Con

    After finishing a new first draft of Prophecy as the first book in a trilogy, I spent last Monday reading it with a notebook to keep track of things. I find it really useful to write down any important information…

  • It’s a Good Thing

    I am loving the pictures everyone is sending me as you receive your copies of Shards of Glass. It really means a lot to me. You guys are the bomb! I spent any free time this week plotting out my…

  • WRAMPS

    The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of work opportunities, family and writing. There were ups and downs, but overall I am so excited for what I hope is to come. I have a list of priorities, that I…

  • I’m Writing a Book!

    I actually started writing the book in 2003. At first, it was a bunch of characters brought together by a traumatic event. Then I fleshed it out and used it for Camp Nanowrimo in July 2015. I finished it that…

  • An Exciting Month

    We’re secure! By that, I mean that there is a little lock icon beside the website url because I fixed the security issue and people should be able to find the blog again. Amanda 1, Technology 0, right? This past…

  • Nanowrimo 2016

    This was my third time participating in, and winning Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) where you commit to writing 50 000 words during the month of November. I am what the Nano community calls a Plotter, meaning that I have…

  • My First Writing Post

    Okay, not my first post in this category, but the first time that I am sharing my writing with you. It’s from a story I still refer to as Prologue, because of a habit I used to have of saving…

  • Another 50 000

    No, not money. Although that would be lovely. Instead, today marks the end of my second November participating in the National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) 🙂 I was going to post throughout the month with updates, but ultimately decided to…