My Writing

My Published Works:

My Summer Vacation by Terrance Wade - 15k, novelette, appropriate for most ages.  When Terrance's mother comes in through the window, she says, "Terrance, your dad doesn’t want me to show you the world. But we’re going – tonight, now." With that, she scoops him up and rushes from the house. Terrance, a naive yet astute 7-year-old, is kidnapped by his mother. Told from his perspective, Terrance believes he's on an adventure to save the world in this short, witty novella.

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Hipstopia (The Uprising #1) - YA Dystopian Novelette
It's been three years since Murphy led the Hipster uprising. For three years, Jay has been by his side. All that's about to change. It starts with the beautifully intense Prisoner Forty-Seven... and a loaded gun.

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The Collapse (The Uprising #2) - YA Dystopian
Murphy carries on after Jay abandons Hipstopia-and him. With a mixture of hatred and admiration for his new foe, Murphy becomes more aggressive than ever, unearthing a darker side of himself. He’s willing to sacrifice anything to keep Sky and Hipstopia safe, even if it means killing Jay.

Free from Murphy’s reins, Jason wants to begin his new life with Kiera, but she’ll never be able to settle as long as Lee is trapped in prison. The only way Jason can keep her safe is by going back into Hipstopia with her, but if he sees Murphy again, he doesn’t know if he’ll be able to pull the trigger.

Now on opposite sides of the war, Jason and Murphy tell their stories as they come head to head in the final battle.

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Girl Nevermore - YA Dark Contemporary
Last week, Cooper Mesa was a quiet, studious bookworm.

This week, she feels unworthy of love or forgiveness.

When Cooper's twin sister, Kayla, tries to end her own life, Cooper blames herself. If only she had paid more attention...

Desperate to understand her sister's decision, Cooper starts down a dark path, discovering her own inner turmoil. Losing herself is easy, but finding a reason to live is becoming impossible.

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In a Blue Moon (Blue Moon Series #1)
YA Fairy Tale Retelling / Fantasy

When Effy stumbles down the rabbit hole, she discovers the wondrous fairy tale land of East Valley in chaos. Death and insanity reign after the release of the deadly blue moon curse. Teaming up with the only sane people left—Jack the giant killer, Hansel, and Cat from Cheshire—they traverse East Valley, desperately searching for an answer.

They know Effy’s the key to unraveling the curse, but everyone who remembers how to break the curse is… well, cursed. The murderous mob has Effy in their crosshairs. With Snow, Red, Rapunzel, Gretel, and Pinocchio on the group’s trail, Effy isn’t sure any of them will make it out alive.

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The End Diary  - YA Dark LBGT Contemporary
Two years ago, Megan got a new beginning when Carly Jacobs walked into her life. They became best friends—and then something more.

Today, Megan P. Whitford is done with everything—life, love, and the whole mess of the world. Whenever she tells someone about her relationship with Carly, no one believes her. How could Carly ever love someone like Megan? Yet, Megan is the only one who can tell their story.

The End Diary is Megan's last manifesto, her one chance to get the truth out there—because in the end, the truth is all that matters.

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Carter Ortese is Trouble

(THE BOYS #1) YA Contemporary

Everyone knows Carter Ortese, or Carter "Oh Tease" as some girls call him.

Everyone knows Carter Ortese's dad died at seventeen after getting his mom pregnant.

Everyone knows Carter Ortese is trouble.

Which is why, during a school lunch, it makes no sense that Emma Williams, the girl who has everything going for her, would sit across across from him in the cafeteria and ask him out on a date. Realizing that she's asking on a dare, Carter says yes. Even though Emma assumed Carter would reject her, she's not one to back down now.

No one knows why Emma actually goes on the date.

No one knows why Emma goes on a second date.

Emma realizes: No one knows the real Carter Ortese.

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  1. After hearing and seeing good things about you in the Writer's Discussion Group, I decided to look at your blog here and your Society6 site where you sell photographs. Your blog is great and I found a place to sell photos my Aunt took over the years as she traveled the world. Nice blog. Good job!

    1. Oh yay! I haven't made much money on society6, but I also don't promote it that much. I keep it up just in case. But I'm glad you found use of it :) been a really nice service. Has its own social network that I really never got into.