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Save the Cat! Beat Sheet Analysis of Taylor Swift’s “Cardigan” Video

Taylor Swift’s new album, folklore, is here and critics are already calling it her “storytelling album”. That seems to fit given that her first released video from the album, “Cardigan,” follows ALL of the key story beats!  I realize there’s about a zillion analyses and lyric interpretations floating around out there, as Swifties everywhere attempt  … Read more

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TITLE REVEAL for System Divine Book 3!

THE TITLE OF BOOK 3 IS HERE! If you’ve reached the end of Between Burning Worlds, you might be itching to find out what happens next (we did leave the planet in a bit of a lurch, didn’t we?) Well, you’ll have to wait a little longer to find out.  BUT…in the meantime, we thought  … Read more

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New Sci-Fi Series – “Les Mis in Space!”

  YOU GUYSSSSS!!! Guess what!!!! I’m going to be writing another sci-fi series!!!! I teamed up with one of my best friends and an amazing writer named Joanne Rendell and we recently sold a new sci-fi series to Simon Pulse (who is also publishing my upcoming contemporary novel, THE CHAOS OF STANDING STILL). The series  … Read more

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My New Middle Grade Novel: BETTER YOU THAN ME!

Hey all! I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be releasing another middle grade novel for readers 10 and up! Coming in Fall 2018, look for…. BETTER YOU THAN ME The cover will be revealed very soon (and spoiler alert: it’s pretty much the cutest thing I’ve ever seen like EVER!) In the meantime, here  … Read more

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HOORAH! I’m so excited to announce I’ve sold TWO more young adult books to Simon & Schuster (the publisher of BOYS OF SUMMER)! Both books will be contemporary standalone titles and the first has already been announced and is releasing in Fall 2017! Just around the corner! It’s called THE CHAOS OF STANDING STILL and  … Read more

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