My Guest Post on Lizzy’s Dark Fiction: Everything that happens in life happens for a reason…

Each time I’m asked the question regarding how I came up with the idea for I Am Lucky Bird, I have to go back some years and try and remember. And each time I do, I discover another moment that assisted me in the development of the book. One of the major themes in I [...]

December 18th, 2012|

My Guest Post on Nette’s Bookshelf: My Desire to Help, My Reason for Writing

I’ve been asked a number of times over the past year where the idea for I Am Lucky Bird came from. Did I endure the kinds of trauma Lucky Bird endures throughout the story? If so, did I write the book to help me come to terms with my own past? Or, do I know [...]

December 7th, 2012|

My Guest Blog Post on Bending the Spine: Being Brave When Creating Bad Guys

Being a writer has many ups and downs. Writing can be time-consuming and often frustrating on some days, and on others, the pages flow quickly and freely without much effort at all. There are occasional breakthrough moments that leave me elated, but there are other moments when I want to drop my computer off my [...]

December 3rd, 2012|