January 18, 2020

The Girl Who Sees Beyond started out as a series of names and challenges and dramatic events scrawled on notecards. From there, it moved toward a random assortment of scenes that I wrote in minutes, and then had to read out loud to a group of strangers that I somehow f...

April 7, 2019

Upside down we see the different tiers of the card. Wheat is above the heart is in line with a backwards running waterfall is before the thick forest is above the crown of stars and laurels. Or, in other words, material abundance is on top of relationships is in line o...

February 25, 2019

Behind the chariot, in the distance, is a towering city. The warrior in this card has left the safety of the city's walls behind him in favor of something unknown. This is the seventh major arcana card. Sevens are all about choice and wisdom, and sometimes even t...

February 17, 2019

To celebrate my now three-year-plus love affair with mystical and symbolic world of tarot, I'll be starting a weekly blog series about just that. Every week I'll draw a card from one of my four decks. Each reading will come with a description of the card and w...

September 24, 2017

She put her right foot first, one step forward into the sand. Sand so soft it felt like flour sifting between her toes, warm and fine and the palest shade of peach.

August 4, 2017

As some of you may know, I finished the first draft of my first novel, Dangerous Dreamers, early this year and have since been hard at work polishing it up.

March 12, 2017

My bonus had been in my checking account for less than 24 hours before I put a deposit down on something I've been dreaming about doing for about a year now: attending a writer's retreat.

I literally cried when I clicked the submit button. My cat looked at me like I was...

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