As both a novelist and publishing professional, I write about the craft of writing, the pleasure of reading, and the joys of learning from great fiction. Start with the links below to read samples of my work - and feel free to contact me if you'd like more.
Reading Group Guide to Character, Driven By David Lubar, 2016 (online at Macmillan Publishing)
Reading Group Guide to Truthwitch by SusanDennard, 2016 (online at Macmillan Publishing)
Reading Group Guide to We the Children byAndrew Clements (online at Simon&Schuster.com)
Four Essential Elements for Your First Five Pages (online at Adventures in YA Publishing)
Teaching Guide to Hooray for DiffendooferDay! by Dr. Seuss (online at Seusseville.com, Penguin Random House)
Interviewed by Autism Speaks Social Media Coordinator Kerry Magro about writing The Sound of Letting Go
By day, I write copy for online retailer Zulily. I develop, write and edit content for the Zulily blog, The Find, customer communications and other marketing content.
Here are a few of my favorite wordy wonders from my days as a product and editorial copywriter. Product copy focuses on a the standout features of a specific apparel, jewelry or decor item; Editorial or Event copy captures the spirit of a collection or brand.