Swag Team

"People are waiting for cues from you." Tired of waiting for news from me? Well, here's my latest writing update: My upcoming novel, DRAGONFLY DREAMS, is moving along speedily with my publisher. It's scheduled to be released November/December 2015 by Booktrope. If you like historical YA mixed with paranormal elements, this is the book for you. It's got: Culture Death Family drama Good versus evil Spirits Want more than just to buy the book? Glad you asked. You can also … [Read more...]

Solace through Swag (ALAAC 2014 part 1)

"If the horse dies, then you have to walk." --Chinese proverb You ride pretty high until the horse falters and you fall off. What else can you do then but walk? I went to the American Library Association Annual Conference (ALAAC) at the end of June to listen to the award announcements for Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year. The bad news: I didn't place in the top four slots in the multicultural category. The good news: I'm still a bonafide finalist! Another silver lining is that I got a … [Read more...]