Why does a composer write music? Why does an artist paint? Why do two humans create another life? While the answers may vary, there is one common theme that is woven through each of these answers and that word is love. The dictionary definition of love is (n). an intense feeling of deep affection An … More Why Write?
On Friday, I had the wonderful opportunity to talk about my second book, A Song for Somme, with Kaitlin Lopez, host of The Word of Their Testimony for KUCI 88.9FM in Orange County. I shared a little bit about the inspiration behind the book, and some hidden treasures that will exclusively only be found in this … More Podcast: Exclusive Interview on A Song for Somme
As one who is an avid book reader, I know the process of what it looks like on deciding whether or not to purchase a book. Opening the first pages of the book, you read the opening chapter and if the writing style or first chapter doesn’t capture your attention, you place the book back … More A First Look at A Song for Somme.
One of the best parts about being a writer is learning how to translate all five senses into a story that other people can feel as though they too have travelled there. I wrote my first book without having ever visited England, to which I was often asked, how were you able to create a … More A Song for Somme: Set Locations.
“Reading forces you to be quiet in a world that no longer makes place for that.” -John Green I can’t find the words exactly, to describe how I feel when I walk through a bookstore, but I guess I sort of feel like Nel in my first published book when she writes, “As we walked … More My 2017 Book List.
I am so excited to introduce to the world, A Song for Somme. Set at Oxford University during the Jazz era, this historical fiction book tackles the complexities of man’s quest for happiness as the characters try to make sense of suffering in our world. As many people know, I was on vacation in England … More A Song for Somme, Coming November 2017.