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Hello readers & welcome to my whimsical and bookish space on the web.

I'm a creator, a dreamer, & a bibliophile.

I've been lost in my imagination since I was a kid, and I have notebooks, random blogs, and word documents full of ideas and stories. But, it wasn’t until I started writing novels that I really felt like a writer.

Writing and telling stories are the call of my heart, though I currently work as a full time high school English teacher, where getting books into the hands of my students is the most important work I can do. 
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the other important things 

Beyond writing stories, I'm a daughter of Christ, married to a pretty cool guy, and we reside in the Midwest with our two literary dachshunds, Darth Daisy the Doxie Lord and Gatsby-Frodo-Padfoot-Dobby Lore. I know. He is quite ridiculous. But he also prefers his shorter title, Gatsby the Great Doxie.

If you want to know more, come visit me on Instagram where I much love connecting with people.

some of my favorites
(the not-so-short list)

  • Reading
    I'm a huge fan of middle grade fantasies and mysteries, but some of my all-time favorite books include: The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, Harry Potter by J.K Rowling, Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
                                 [For more, check out my reading log.]

  • Doctor Who

  • Gardening

  • Decaf Coffee: bold, dark roast with a hint Nutpods

  • TV dates with my husband
    We particularly love Doctor Who, Agents of SHIELD, The Librarians, Game of Thrones, New Girl, Stranger Things, and This is Us

  • My two mini dachshunds

  • Hiking and the woods in general, especially weekends in the pop-up camper

  • Cooking with my farmer's market finds

  • Yoga


    Welcome to my stories. 

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Thirteen in my favorite! No wait…Eleven is!! No…Ten is! Actually, I’m just a Whovian!

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Darth Daisy

Gatsby the Great Doxie

Gatsby

My favorite human!

My favorite human!

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The most whimsical, wondrous, inspiring night!

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