The Long Journey for The Scorpion’s Lullaby

[Note: this basic story was sent out to my newsletter in March.] Almost four and a half years ago, writing under a different name, I started a young adult fantasy tale during National Novel Writing Month. The story just flowed, and I finished it that month. A few weeks later, I landed a literary agent … Continue reading The Long Journey for The Scorpion’s Lullaby

You Gotta Read…The Scorpio Races

Maggie Stiefvater's contemporary fantasy, The Scorpio Races, came out in 2011. I read it exactly one time, but nearly eight years later, it remains one of my favorite books. Why I loved it: the push and pull between the two main characters, Puck and Sean the fantastical imagery of the demonic water horses--they were super … Continue reading You Gotta Read…The Scorpio Races