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Your shelved stories won’t be lost to the dust. Rework bits of it into your new manuscript. Borrow entire chunks and passages freely (after all, it’s your own writing).
The imaginative and fantastical landscapes that horror germinates in are great fun. And when done right they are: scary, exciting, revealing, unnerving, unexpected, funny, dramatic…you know, like life.
Fear plays a role in life. It keeps us safe. It keeps us on our toes. And sometimes...it's just fun
Hereditary love curses, prophetic dreams, dire warnings from spirits—this is the magic I infused into my debut novel, A Tall Dark Trouble. A magic that’s steeped in Caribbean beliefs and practices, and a magic I grew up with.
The heart of Forget-Me-Not Blue springs from something that happened to me in fourth grade music class when we were learning a folk dance that required girls and boys to partner.
Jett’s story grew from my wonderings of how my life would’ve been different if I’d had access to age-appropriate books featuring characters who had survived trauma. I might not have felt so alone or ashamed. I might not have waited decades to tell my secret.
In the heart of S.O.S., John embarks on an enlightening journey, discovering the true value of genuine friendships and grappling with the challenges that accompany fame
Rana Joon and the One and Only Now, my debut YA novel, was never meant to be about grief, but sometimes life has different plans in store for us than what we can imagine.
I wondered what might happen if a girl who is hell-bent on maintaining her loner status is forced to socialize with an elderly woman. That “what if” lead to the very first draft of what would eventually become All Alone With You.
Love, fear, growing up, coming out, the pandemic, and the Orlando nightclub shooting all captured in ten full-color panels.