I am proud to have earned an MA and MFA fromSeton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction program. For more information click here. Each year the alumni run a workshop in writing popular fiction called In Your Write Mind. I try to attend, and present there, every year.


I am a member of three fabulous YA debut groups! The Freshman Fifteens, the Class of 2K15, and the Fearless Fifteeners. Visit these sites to learn more about the manyfabulous authors and their fabulous debut books!


One of my writerly dreams was to jointhe Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of AmericaScience Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and now I can say I am proud member!



SCBWIThe Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustratorshas been an invaluable professional membership for me.


I am also a member of these wonderful groups dedicated to teaching, reading, and literacy:

National Council of Teachers of English/Assembly on Literature for Adolescents

American Library Association/Young Adult Library Services Association




Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.