Writing Drafts

I'll admit something right upfront. I love re-writing. Writing a first draft is hardest for me. Maybe it's the complete and necessary immersion into the world of the characters (especially POV characters) that leaves me feeling stretched and sometimes drained after a writing session. I am not only emotionally engaged, I am physically present inside … Continue reading Writing Drafts

The Land Between Longlisted for 2017 Times Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition

July 23, 2017 My first book, THE LAND BETWEEN, was longlisted for the 2017 Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction competition. I was not expecting this AT ALL when I entered the contest. It happened – or had a chance to happen – because I did.