Spindle Playlist

I’m frequently asked about my playlist. Many authors curate a list of songs to play while writing their novels. These songs can help set the tone for an exciting scene, for instance, such as a dramatic piece from a movie soundtrack. Or a love song can help the...

Spindle Blog Tour

  Tour giveaway: Signed first-edition copies of Cinderella’s Dress and Cinderella’s Shoes (Oct 3 – Oct 14) In a world where fairies lurk and curses linger, love can bleed like the prick of a finger… Briar Rose knows her life will never be a fairy tale. She’s raising...

The Making of Liz and Nellie

The Idea Liz and Nellie, the historical retelling of the dramatic race around the world in the late 1800s started out as a research rabbit trail. I was working on a YA novel set in the 1890s, and while I was studying this time period, I read about a young woman named...

Z is for Zero Sum

This year for the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, I’m writing about the 1800s in celebration of Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s race around the world in 1889, the subject of my new novel based on this adventure: Liz and Nellie. Goodreads Book Giveaway Liz and...