Accountability & Editing

I’m writing this post to hold myself accountable. My debut novel, DEERSTALKER, is undergoing a round of edits that I am responsible for. My first round of feedback from the editor has given me more reasons to research my setting as well as expand on the plot and character development. Between work and school, I’ve […]

Hello, Moon

In my previous post, I announced the self-publication of my debut poetry chapbook. Today, I’m happy to announce that it is available for preorder! Hello, Moon is set to release on April 1st (it’s not a joke!) and has been acquired by Barnes & Noble, Walmart, Book Depository, and a few international bookstores so far. […]

Debut Novel Forthcoming: DEERSTALKER

Great news: After querying literary agents and publishers, DEERSTALKER is finally being published! I’m excited to announce that Indigo River Publishing has acquired publishing rights as of July 6th, which is a great early birthday present. We’re beginning the initial editing process now and have a current lead time of about 6 to 9 months. […]

Long Time No Blog

Hello there. It’s been a while since I’ve updated on my writing progress. Life sometimes gets in the way of your hopes, dreams, and even ambitions. I often find myself caught up in one thing or another, forcing me to set aside certain things for a while to chase after a new high. Writing, however, […]

Exciting News!

I was recently contacted by Z Publishing to submit my poetry for one of their books. They compile an anthology of poems by the best poets in each state, in addition to their other projects, and publish them as eBooks and soft covers. I submitted a few poems that were near and dear to my heart […]

July Camp NaNoWriMo: First Weekend

I started off July’s Camp NaNoWriMo by going to the library for research purposes. Worldbuilding is an important aspect of writing, so it is just as important to do proper research. For Deerstalker, the novel I have been working on all year, I have to do a lot of research due to the specific time […]

Good News!

I received great news earlier this week: I was offered the job of Copywriter Specialist with Web.com! I was very excited and accepted, so I start my career on Monday. After months of searching, applying, interviewing, and almost losing hope, I can put my Bachelor’s of English degree to good work and start paying off […]

Writing Progress

I devised a writing schedule for myself to get motivated and to focus on my original work while job-hunting. Right now I’m trying to edit the books I’ve already written instead of trying to write anything new or finish other projects. I carved out a block of my day to work on several of these […]

Publication~

More awesome news! FLARE: The Flagler Review actually accepted some staff work for their 2014 Online Student Edition, and one of my poems made it in! The Launch Event was last night and I read my piece before a spectacular audience, along with fellow contributors (one of whom being the runner-up for the contest I […]

Great News!

I received some awesome news recently: the Parking Proposal I gave to the Student Government Association at Flagler College has been handed over to the Administrative board to decide on a course of action! The SGA were trying to come up with a way to fix the parking situation on campus and were elated when […]