I am the author of 4 teen books: Courage in Patience, Hope in Patience, Truth in Patience; and Big Fat Disaster. Hope in Patience is a 2011 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and Big Fat Disaster received a starred Kirkus review and is on the 2015-2016 Spirit of Texas-High School Reading List.
I am the coauthor of Trauma Recovery: Sessions with Dr. Matt, a creative nonfiction amalgam of psychology (self-help, or at least to nudge folks into seeking help), and novel.
I am also a freelance copyeditor and developmental editor specializing in teen and women's fiction, psychology, non-fiction of all stripes, and English-Language Arts educational materials.
Awards and Recognition
- Hope in Patience: 2011 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
- Big Fat Disaster: starred Kirkus review; 2015-2016 Spirit of Texas-High School Reading List