• Being a Reluctant Reader

    I was a very reluctant reader when I was young, so I write books to be as compelling and cinematic as the best films and video games, to turn reluctant readers into lifelong ones.

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Bulking up

January 29, 2016
If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I’m obsessed with creating characters, stories, and worlds. I love writing fiction because it’s an organic process, probably the purest expression (after oral storytelling) of story. But I’m also a relentlessly visual thinker and I love the creative collaboration that happens in television (as opposed to the loneliness that ...
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The Force Awakens

December 17, 2015
So, today is kind of a big day. If you’re like me, a child of Star Wars, this is the day you’ve been waiting for since the mid 80’s. I must admit, I was excited (and then ultimately disappointed) by the prequels, but nothing like the excitement in store for JJ’s take on Lucas’ world. And what ...
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Something New

December 11, 2015
I’m working on something new, something a bit, well… different. STAR PRESSED is a story about family. It’s not quite a kids book, it’s not exactly YA, and it’s not fully a grown-up read either. It’s a story about eight “people”, three adults and five teenagers thrown together by fate, facing a world they don’t understand, and who ...
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Getting My Drama On

December 4, 2015
If you follow this blog, you know how much I love telling stories. To date, I’ve been fortunate and privileged to tell stories to younger audiences and mostly in the medium of books. But lately, since putting together and creating new TV shows, I’ve started moving more in the world of television. It’s an exciting place to ...
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Reverse Rett

October 30, 2015
Usually, this blog is reserved for the fun and flippant, but today I want to share something serious, downright terrifying, but I hope ultimately changeable. Last week, two dear friends of mine, parents to two young girls, shared that their youngest daughter, Sadie, had been diagnosed with Rett syndrome. This is a neurological disorder that I’d never heard of, and perhaps ...
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