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Hello there! Thank you for visiting this page. I’m an author who specializes mainly in writing for children and young adults. My writing has appeared in various magazines and journals. The Growing Rock is my debut novel. Here, you can learn more about me and my writing and stay up-to-date on my latest publications and special events.


Meet the author

I wish I could say that I sent in my manuscript, got published, and lived happily every after. But that wouldn’t be a very good story, would it? My journey as an author has much more to it.

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Need Writing Advice?

Don’t worry! You’re not the only one. In fact, my very first publication was a poem about writer’s block. Like anything, writing has its ups and downs and takes practice.

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Special Events

There’s nothing like a good book signing! I enjoy them, whether I’m the one signing books or the person fangirling and wanting a selfie. Something magical happens when readers and authors meet.

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“She needed to imagine things. She needed a rock that magically grew bigger each year. She needed to believe it for Phoebe and for Papa. And for George. They all did.”

— The Growing Rock