Book Report!

Now this is cool. The Dreamosphere was recently the subject of one awesome 9-year-old’s book report for school! His drawing details one of the more heart-pounding situations Gwen finds herself in in the crazy realm of dreams. Awesome job, Luke!!!


The Goal has been set

September 2015. That’s when Book 2 in The Dreamosphere series will be completed. Or so I’ve been challenged by a fellow Phoenix YA author. I can do it! I’m excited to do it! Outline is done. Now just time to fill in all the good stuff.

And I had a wonderful time at the Metro Center B&N Book Fair last week! Took part in an author panel with several other locals writers. Always fun to talk about this passion of mine!

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Time to get my butt in gear


I need to get moving! I’ve had so many people ask me when Book Two of The Dreamosphere (title as yet undecided) will be available, and I, uh….haven’t even started writing it. Life is so busy! I know. No excuse. I just need to set aside some quiet time to brainstorm and imagine. I have a few ideas floating around…  So I solemnly swear to dedicate all my free time to the writing of Book Two. There you have it. Feel free to bug me about this constantly and keep me honest.

Signing #2

Okay, I can really get into this. Do you know how cool it is to tell someone about your book, see their eyes widen with interest, have them nod and smile when you talk about the craziness of dreams, and then have them purchase a book and hand it to you to sign?  Possibly the most gratifying thing in the world. I LOVE THIS!!!!! Last Saturday was Sci-Fi/Fantasy Day at Metro Center B&N, and it was a blast. Got to meet some other authors, and do some networking, but of course, talking to folks and signing books was the highlight. Some pics below. 🙂  NEXT APPEARANCE: Friday, August 15 from 6-8:00 pm at San Tan Mall B&N. See you there!

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Best. Day. Ever!

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The official book launch for The Dreamosphere was a smashing success! I about had a heart attack when the bookstore called me the Monday before the launch and told me they hadn’t received my books yet, but it all got sorted out in the end, and in fact, we sold out! It was so gratifying to see so many people come out. I have such great support from my friends, family and peers. I’ve got about 6 book signings set up around the valley in the next two months (check out the Events) tab, and I am so excited!!! I kind of like this whole author thing. 🙂

I have more than 100 pics from the event, but here are a select few. Enjoy!

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The Inspiration

So I was going through some old things recently and found one of my original dream journals (the inspiration for The Dreamosphere, of course)! This one is from high school. So fun to re-read these accounts. The pages are riddled with question marks, indicating my disbelief at the randomness of the things that go on in my head at night.  Good material for Book Two!

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