I am a avid reader, single mom, disabled superwoman (I don't wear a cape it gets stuck in my wheelchair wheels), and an aspiring writer of nonsense and dreams. I hold a BA in English Literature and an MS in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. I have worked in the student travel industry for almost 20 years and enjoy working with students as they discover the world around them through music, travel, competition, and performance. While I love what I do, I have been a writer for as long as I can remember. Weaving stories, creating characters, and getting a reaction from those I have shared my work with excites me. It's with that excitement that I move on to the next chapter in my life and share my passion.
My stories often feature disabled characters, mental health aspect, and all things queer, but more than that they also feature what the world would consider unlikely heroes. No matter what I write, fantasy or contemporary, I weave what I know and have experienced to give life to disabled superheroes, shifters, and rock stars alike.
I love to learn and evolve. Change for me is not scary, it's an adventure. Emerson wrote, "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." I love those words. For me I believe the destination is not as important as the journey because it is the journey that helps to define who we are at the end. I write for myself for that very reason, but I also write for my daughter so that she might see my journey, which in turn, might inspire her on her own path. For her, I want there to always be magic, I want there to always be the belief that the impossible is just inspiration, and I want there to be respect for the darkness in this world because without it there can be no light. I have been a writer my entire life, but it is only now that I have been able to be who I want to be and write both truth and fairytale while knowing the difference between the two. I have realized the brilliance of Emerson's words, "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." I pause letting those words echo inside my head as my journey from one life to a writer's life, unfolds.
For me sharing my work is scary but necessary for my growth as a writer. I hope you enjoy my dreams and creations. They are not for everyone, but they are mine, and that they may bring someone else pleasure is inspiring.