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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.92″ custom_padding=”0px|78px|45.3125px|76px”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”50px|0px|19.5781px|0px” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.92″ text_font=”Raleway||||||||” text_font_size=”20px” text_text_color=”#000000″ border_width_all=”10px” border_color_all=”#000000″ border_style_all=”none” text_orientation=”center”] Hi there! I’m so happy you’re here! This site is full of articles, videos and so much more that I hope inspire and excite you. Whether you’re here as a writer looking for tips or editing help, or whether you’re someone interested in a show or movie I’ve reviewed, there is a LOT to take in! So here’s a quick snapshot of who I am as well as what this site is. And no matter what brought you here, I hope you find what you’re looking for. Enjoy! [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ background_color=”#555555″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_image=”http://localhost:8888/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/013-2.jpg” parallax=”on” custom_padding=”0px|0px|0px|0px” custom_padding_tablet=”0px|0px|0px|0px” transparent_background=”off” padding_mobile=”on”][et_pb_row make_fullwidth=”on” use_custom_gutter=”on” gutter_width=”1″ custom_padding=”0px|0px|0px|0px” padding_mobile=”on” custom_margin=”0px||0px|” make_equal=”on” background_color_2=”#ea1d63″ bg_img_1=”http://localhost:8888/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/013-1.jpg” padding_top_2=”11%” padding_right_2=”9%” padding_bottom_2=”11%” padding_left_2=”9%” parallax_1=”on” parallax_method_2=”off” padding_2_tablet=”8%|4%|7%|4%” padding_2_phone=”6%|4%|6%|4%” padding_2_last_edited=”on|desktop” _builder_version=”3.0.92″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”1_2″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ bg_img=”http://localhost:8888/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/013-1.jpg” parallax=”on” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text background_layout=”dark” _builder_version=”3.0.92″ text_font=”Roboto|300|||||||” text_font_size=”44px” text_text_color=”#cdcece” text_line_height=”1em” background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” text_orientation=”center” module_alignment=”center” custom_margin=”25%||2%|” use_border_color=”off”] 1. WRITER [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text background_layout=”dark” _builder_version=”3.0.92″ text_font=”||||||||” text_font_size=”18px” text_line_height=”1.8em” text_orientation=”center” module_alignment=”left”]Yep. writing is pretty much my jam. Contemporary Romance and Young Adult Fantasy are my genres.

I am by nature a pretty optimistic person. Definitely more Charles Xavier than Erik Lehnsherr, which means my stories, while they can get all sorts of angsty and dark, always have some ray of light within them. Jude Devereaux made me a reader and Harlan Coben made me a writer. Lisa Kleypas, Marie Lu, Leigh Bardugo, Tiffany Reisz and so many others influence my work, while Jack Dawson, Michael Corleone, Spot Collins and Jack Kelly inspire many of my fictional heartthrobs. (Am I still allowed to use the word hearthrob?) And there will never be any greater heroine than Sonora Webster. Wild hearts really can’t be broken.

TL;DR: I love swoony, forbidden, slow burn romances with lots of high stakes featuring girls with agency and boys with bedroom eyes. And you can read all about such stories here on this site.

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Lots of writing prompts and exercises + behind the scenes info on my books + inspiration and motivation to help you write the story of your heart. AND! There are just so. many. writing. resources.

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I have a special little corner on this site dedicated to my favorite recipes, amazing cruelty-free makeup and hair products, and articles that will make you want to cry as well as make you want to fight like Wonder Woman crossing No Man’s Land.

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BARK!

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ANIMAL ACTIVISM

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