I was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, grew up in Jackson, Ohio, and now I live in Huntington, West Virginia. I went to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and graduated in August 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in English.
NaNo through the years
2009: The Morgan Twins (Technical win, personal fail)
2010: Everything Ends (50,006. Still in progress)
2011: Extraordinary Incident of the Morgan Twins (Start over. 8,601 words. Still in progress)
2012 (June Camp): Everything Ends (Reworking)
2012: Between Shadows & Lies (Still in progress)
2013 (April Camp): untitled noir (in development)
- Huntington, WV
- Reading, reading and reading some more. Baking yummy things. Playing "House of the Rising Sun" on my bass...because it's the only one I know how to play. Oh and coffee....lots and lots of coffee and other caffeinated goodness that includes, but is not limited to, tea and diet soda.
- Favorite noveling music:
- The Beatles, Death Cab For Cutie, and Muse among many, many others. And any instrumental music that evokes emotion
- Favorite books or authors:
- Paper Towns, Devilish, An Abundance of Katherines, Pride and Prejudice, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Dracula, Dante's Inferno, Wishful Drinking, My Horizontal Life, The Catcher in the Rye, Bridget Jones' Diary, Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless, Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Gail Garriger