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StoryBundle – Light in the Dark YA Bundle

TweetOver my career, I’ve written in many genres but Young Adult is my favorite.  It’s also my favorite to read going all the way back to The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.  Some of my favorites are The Uglies Trilogy and the Hunger Games.  So I was excited to be invited to a YA themed bundle. […]

The Math of Quality (Or Why the Gatekeeper System is Failing)

TweetThe Overview Quality is a nebulous word.  When it can be defined by a concrete measurement it serves as a gatekeeper for the customer, keeping what would otherwise be a unfulfilling experience from their unknowing hands.  When its meaning flails about, providing muted grays and hazy shadows, its purpose becomes counter to its core mission. […]

Recommended Reading List: Spring 2011

TweetI love learning about what other people are reading. I’m always in search of a good book, regardless of genre. If you’ve met me in person before, and if we’ve had any length of discussion, you’ve probably had me ask what books you’re reading. It’s up there as one of my top favorite conversation starting […]

A Fantastic Week in Oregon

TweetWhew. Today I’m an exhausted but happy writer.  Last week I had the pleasure of being involved with two Dean & Kris workshops on the Oregon coast.  The atmosphere, learning and people were fantastic. The week was nothing short of mind-blowing and I was honored to be a part of that group for a week of […]