A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

Update: New Writings and Current Projects

Whoever said the summer months were for vacation probably wasn’t a writer (or an editor). My graduate school classes don’t start up again until late August, but I’m as busy as I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writers and Editors and Publishers! Oh my!: My First AWP Experience

As many of you know, I attended the Association of Writers and Writers Programs (AWP) conference in Los Angeles, California this year—an experience that was partly funded by the generous … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Events and Another Writing Update

Can you tell this graduate student is a busy person? I apologize for not updating more often. But don’t worry, this blog isn’t going away. I’m merely working hard on my … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

After the Holidays: A Writing Update

There is no rest for the working writer—but I’m not complaining. A lot of good has happened lately. I owe you an update. I’m going to do this list style. Here goes: … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

Good Morning: “Cincinnati Men” Now Available in Digital and Print

Hello readers, writers, colleagues, and friends! Want some flash fiction to read? Don’t worry, there’s pictures! Marc and Ava, editors of Garbanzo Literary Journal, recently asked me if they could … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Modern and Historical Geisha Culture: A New Germ U Article

Hello blog readers and newcomers! I’ve published another article over at Germ Magazine and would love for you to check it out. It’s called “The Flower and Willow World: Recognizing … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Review at the School Library Journal

Cherished readers, I’ve written something new for you. My review for the Dark Metropolis series can now be found on the Teen Librarian Toolbox blog at the School Library Journal website. … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment