In anticipation of Whispers, I’ve decided to release two of the included short stories in the upcoming weeks. With that in mind, I’m proud to announce that my first independently published ebook, The Motel Room, will be available in mid-April. Look for the cover reveal next week! The Motel Room is a new take on … More The Motel Room
March is promising to be a busy busy month. Two of my early readers are finished reading through my manuscript for Whispers, and the others are diligently chugging along. It feels good to be able to work on the book myself again, and I have a lot of work ahead of me to implement all … More The month ahead
With my manuscript still in the hands of my reading group, I’ve been taking the week to catch up on my own missed reading time. This weekend has been devoted to George R. R. Martin, and I’ve finally reached the point in Storm of Swords where the story has dove-tailed dramatically from the TV series. … More Illustration Sneak Peek!
A week has passed since my manuscript was passed along to my Early Reading Group, and I won’t lie – I’ve taken a sneak peek at what a couple people had to say. Frankly, my mother has the eyes of a hawk and could probably make a killing as a line editor, and Atreyu’s comments … More Whispers
Three of my most recent poems have recently found a home at The Traveling Poet. River Gods, September, and Wild Child are all available now for your enjoyment. With your hands in the river and mud in your hair, you’re my forest; it was always you. The spirit in the woods that called to me … More The Traveling Poet
Sliver of Stone Magazine has included my latest short story, The Parking Lot, in their seventh issue. You can now read the full story, FREE, on their website. “She’s late. I check my watch again. After, I clench my hands nervously and lean forward on the park bench, so that I can see further down … More The Parking Lot on Sliver of Stone
“We’re delighted to introduce the fourth and final anthology in our series of four seasonal books, all made possible thanks to the submissions of essays and poems from women around the country and from other parts of the world. The writing is grippingly honest. Women invite us into the deepest parts of their lives with … More Tending Your Inner Garden: Fall
Sassafras Literary Magazine is that one peculiar friend. He or she may, or may not, resemble a tabletop and smell like burnt caramel. Sometimes Sassafras is just like you. Sassafras is also The Littlest Litmag in the World. As the littlest Lyssa I know, I thought I’d be a good fit; they agreed. The first … More Sassafras: The Littlest Litmag in the World
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