My Inspiration for The Witch’s Tower

The Witch’s Tower is a Rapunzel retelling with a twist. It’s told from the perspective of Gothel, the witch, who happens to be the heroine. What gave me the idea to write from the witch’s point-of-view? When I saw the movie Maleficent, I loved it so much. I’d always been…

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What I’m Writing

What am I writing now? I’ve gotten this question a lot since I’ve finished my Fairy World MD series. I’ve been hard at work on my Twisted Ever After trilogy, but in addition, would you all be ecstatic to hear that I’m working on some bonus scenes for Fairy World…

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Overcoming Writer’s Doubt

What’s the question I get asked most as a writer? This one: “What do you do about writer’s block?” Writer’s block has universally become the acknowledged challenge for writers. I argue that we’re asking the wrong question. It’s not writer’s block we should be concerned about. I rarely deal with…

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Top Ten Fairy Tales of All Time

Since I’m writing a fairytale-retelling trilogy, I thought it would be fun to count down the top ten fairytales. When I was researching this, it seems the number one fairytale was pretty universal. From there, a few stayed on the lists, and some of the lists had stories I’d never…

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Wizard World Report!

I’m still exhausted from Wizard World Comic Con in Tulsa, but it was a great event, so no complaints here! I sold out of most of my books, met some awesome fans, and saw some outrageous costumes. This has become a family event. My husband and kids tag along, buy…

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Writer’s Conference Report (How I Got Ripped to SHREDS!)

Every author goes through rejection. Many. Many. Many. Times. Even after you’ve published 11 books. I should know. It happened to me at the writer’s conference just this weekend. But before I get into that, let me tell you about all the good things that happened: I have the most…

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Oh, the Places I’ll Be!

We’re almost through summer, which means book signings and conferences time! Here’s a run-down on the places I’ll be. Leave me a comment if you’ll be there too! Red Sneakers Writers’ Conference– August 31-September 3. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This year the conference is being held in downtown Oklahoma City. I’m…

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