When I wake up muttering in French because it’s too early, I count that as a good omen for the day.
You start imagining what your characters would do in this situation. (“Shayna would never put up with this shit.”) You cast your book-turned-into-a-movie with today’s list of stars. (Guillaume Canet, je t’aime http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0133899/bio ) You hear anecdotes and mentally file them away for your next chapter. (A cane, yes, that will do…) No one in … More How to know you’re a writer #amwriting #writeon
It’s super convenient that #AdPit is going on on Twitter today because I’m about to leave on a week’s vacay to Disney World. Why, you ask? Because why not! I’ve never been and what better excuse than President’s Day? Conveniently enough, I’ll get a good dose of subbing/pitching on Twitter today – probably enough to … More Disney World! / Florida / Joy of Joys
It never ceases to surprise me how many people are working on some form of art in LA. I know several people involved in the creation and execution of Super Bowl ads for this past weekend’s big event. It’s a city that thrives on creativity (and re-booting old franchises) in a way different from any … More The wide world of writing
In 2010, I moved to France much like my main character Michelle Fortes in Hearts in Rouen. We both had love affairs with French wine but the similarities stop there. One day, someone is going to ask (on Goodreads or The Tonite Show) if I have ever dressed up as Where’s Wenda and I’ll have to sadly say … More Elle en France
The Little Prince was the first book that I read entirely in French. It’s served as a huge inspiration for Hearts in Rouen and my general daydreams for over a decade now.
Welcome (“…to Jurassic Park!”) to my author blog! It’s been a long time in the making, almost as long as I’ve been toying with/obsessing over/ruminating on subplots of my New Adult novel Hearts in Rouen. I’ve got a few other ideas floating about and incubating on my laptop but for the time being, I’m happy to revel in … More So it begins