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the Writer Behind the Magic

I’m a collector of crystals & books, as well as vintage cameras, tea cups, and typewriters. Practical Magic is my favorite movie. For a long time I’ve felt a deep connection to the moon & trees and love being near water.

I find delight in reading books with magical elements and spirited main characters. As a writer I enjoy being inspired by magic & the creativity of others. I get many ideas from dreams and keep a journal near my bed.

I’ve lived in upstate New York my whole life and last fall we moved into our magical cottage with a writing room that’s all my own. 

this Writer's Journey

15 years ago my dream of being a writer came to light. With this newfound spark of possibility I took a few classes and read various books on writing. It was about this time I fell in love with young adult fiction and magical realism.

I took additional classes and read more books. Eventually I started a blog and connected with an amazing writing community. I wrote three books and sought publication for one, but thankfully it never worked out. It wasn’t quite ready and I would eventually realize there was still a great deal for me to learn and extra time I needed to invest in honing my craft.

Later on I decided to venture down a couple different paths and connected with many kindred spirits in the artist and spiritual communities. Even though I wandered away from writing, it was an important time that would help build a foundation I didn’t know I was seeking.

Now I’ve returned to my true passion, ready to make all my writing dreams a reality. Currently I’m working on a new rough draft for Chasing the Moon and can’t wait to see what magic unfolds.