I have had a love of sci-fi since I was a kid... watching Star Trek with my father. I am such a junky for action packed sci-fi movies to this day... thanks Dad! That love started to include the supernatural/paranormal as I reached my teens. I will always thank Anne Rice and Lestat for introducing me to a whole new genre... and my love vampire fiction was born. When I began writing, I didn't consider the YA paranormal genre. I started two previous projects that I couldn't finish, and I never knew why. But, when I started to write - A Chance for Charity (The Immortal Ones) - the story poured out of me and I loved every minute of the writing process! I still have those other stories, and someday I plan to go back and finish them.
I am a crafter by nature! This probably also explains my love of writing - it is in the creative family. I scrapbook, sew, bead, etc... I love to create. I have a room in my home dedicated to crafts. Paper, ribbons, stickers, die-cuts, there is whole mess of supplies! At one time I was in the handcrafted wedding/party invitation business. You should see my kiddos' birthday invitations!
My other love is baking, although I don't do a ton of it. Because if I bake it, then I want to eat it! Cookie creation is a fun process. I like to see how many yummy ingredients I can cram into a recipe. So far, my favorite cookie is an oatmeal, coconut, chocolate chip, toffee bit cookie - YUM! I will totally email you that recipe :D
On top of writer, crafter, baker... I am wife and mother - the latter being the best job in the world!
The novella to go with The Immortal Ones series Of Fire and Brimstone takes place before the events in A Chance for Charity but should be read after you finish My Link in Time and then you can go on to read Our Summer of Discontent. I think Charity and her gang have a few stories in them, just waiting to be told. So, we'll see how many I can get out of me and onto paper, or your Kindle, or your Nook, or on you iPad (iBooks)... or or or...
The Immortal Ones - Book Four - will be available at the end of June...
LUSH - my new YA Dystopian Series was just released!