I am focusing on novels at the moment if you would like a list or sample from my other writing in animation, television, films, shorts, and kid lit please send me a message. Thank you so much.

My Writing Journey

I love storytelling! I have professionally written kids' books, novels, short stories, screenplays, shorts, TV shows, graphic novels and magazine articles.

I wrote my first teen novel at age thirteen about a boy named Larry, on a typewriter. I never attempted to get it published, but my heart fell in love with telling stories. I am now focusing on my YA novels and will have an author page up when ready. Stay tuned for more about that. 

In the meantime, here are some of the things I have worked on recently. Thanks so much for swinging by!

Picture Books 

Work for hire for Farfaria as one of their children's book writers. I completed 16 books for them from fall 2012-summer 2013, when I left to pursue my own projects.

 

Written by me-illustrated by others, click on the pics to the left to go to Farfaria. UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2015-Farfaria's titles are now available through iBooks.

EARLY CHAPTER BOOK

(not published yet but completed)

Uli Driscoll in Trouble contact me for more samples and or the dummy. 

 

*click on image for a preview. This is a fully illustrated graphic novel for young kids! 

 

 

 

 

Writing Classes & Workshops

Iceland Writers Retreat (2019) (attending 2020)

Storytellers Academy Online Classes

12x12 Picture books Online Classes

Writers Who Run Retreat & Workshop (NC)

Kate Messner & Linda Urban retreat Lake Champlain 

VCFA Novel writing for children/teens (retreat)

Lisa Cron's Story Genius Story Genius Weekend UCLA 

Andrea Brown Literary Agency Big Sur Workshop

Sarah Aronson Writing for Children Online Classes

Highlights Foundation Whole Novel Workshop

A Path to Publishing Advanced Revisions Workshop, Concept & Pitch Workshop, and Revise Your Novel in a Month Workshop

SCBWI Conferences, Retreats & Workshops

Writers' Digest Conference  Workshops 

Nerdy Chicks Write Writing Children's Book Summer School

Children's Book Academy The Business of Picture Book Writing & Illustrating, Chapter Book Writing

Institute of Children's Literature Children's Book Writing

Gotham Writers Workshops Fiction & Novel Writing

 

Screenwriting and TV Writing 

Steve Kaplan Comedy Intensive

Syd Field Screenplay Writing 

Robert McKee Weekend Story Seminar

Blake Snyder Save the Cat Workshop

Ellen Sandler Writing the TV Pilot Workshop

Jen Grisanti Writing for TV Workshop

UCLA Extension TV & Screenwriting 

Larry Brody Advanced TV Writing

 

 

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