Life Ink turned 4 today! Happy Birthday to ME!

Don't load passion into a sniper


When I was a screenwriter, I would spend months and months writing a spec screenplay. Spec means you are writing on speculation that something great may happen to it, that this one script will magically change your life. Basically, you’re playing the lottery. So I would bury myself for months into…



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How to Keep your Story Moving and Your Character Believable

Great suggestions and advice for writers!

Just enjoy the ride….

MELT - The full circle of domestic abuse

(via MELT ~ The Full Circle of Domestic Abuse)


So, I’m a YA author, and the pics are kind of a general feel of the scifi I’m working on. My agent’s breathing down my neck, wanting it done, too. It’s my goal to finish it by the end of summer, so I’ll lurk a lot on here, and probably not post much for a while.

Raising awareness for Childhood Apraxia of Speech! Happy National Apraxia of Speech Day!




Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature. The issue is being picked up by news outlets like these two pieces in the NYT, CNN, EW, and many more. But while we individually care about…