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THe Review roller coaster ride…

THe Review roller coaster ride…

Hey guys. I have entered new territory on my publishing journey; the reviews are coming in. While I've had, like most authors, my book critiqued by what feels like a million agents, publishers, beta readers, critique partners, and a few chosen friends & family, now the public is getting chance...

PRESALE! It’s here… The Silence in the Sound

PRESALE! It’s here… The Silence in the Sound

Hey everyone. It's here! My book, The Silence in the Sound, is available now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and all of your favorite booksellers. If you have a local bookstore or library, you can ask them to get it (I'd love you for that). I'm out of my mind and have received amazing reviews so...

The Silence in the Sound First Look

The Silence in the Sound First Look

This week I am excited to share with you all a sneak peek of Chapter 1 of my novel, The Silence in the Sound. I would Love—Love—Love to hear what you think. Chapter 1 July 6, 2007 I’m exhausted from goodbyes. A kiss is just a kiss until it’s more, and then everything changes. Growing up, my mother...

Where is your heart home?

Where is your heart home?

Do you have a special place that owns your heart? Mine, like many, is martha’s vineyard, massachusetts. While I’ve lived in massachusetts my entire life, I hadn’t been to the island until my early twenties. Growing up on the north shore, we headed to new hampshire or maine for getaways, and having...

Fearless Motivation

Fearless Motivation

What does it take to achieve your goals? I think the answers vary for everyone, but there are a few words that you hear from successful people repeatedly—discipline, persistence, work, focus, etc.—fearless motivation. Sometimes it’s not the most talented or gifted, and even those who are lucky...

ADDICTION… it’s personal

ADDICTION… it’s personal

Hey everyone. So, this week I reached out all-over social media asking people to share something. My request was, for some, I'm sure, a difficult one, but the response was overwhelming. I asked for one sentence on how someone in your life's addiction, past or present, has affected you. Per the...

GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS

GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS

Buy Now! Hey everyone. It’s here! Unheard Whispers my poetry chapbook about growing up in an alcoholic home. It’s available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and most other sites that sell books. I meet again with a Massachusetts-based organization that helps children & families who are affected...