So Close, and Yet Just Out of Reach

That moment when you think your long-worked-over manuscript is finally completed... and then you realize that there are still some relatively major changes you need to make. At the same time, I am excited because I know that the final product will be that much better because of the advice of one of my most …

In Memory of Aleicia Ann

My soon-to-be-released manuscript, Cheeper, is written in memory of Aleicia Ann, the little baby girl our family lost to miscarriage in 2008. A few years after the miscarriage, I wrote a short story about losing the little sister I had always prayed for--and yet not really losing her after all, as I believe we will be …