One Day Left!

Man, I cannot stop gazing at that cover art! Hannah England's talent never fails to impress me. On the eve of Wanderling's e-release, I want to give a shout-out to some of the people who made this book possible. As such, I have created a bit of a timeline of who has helped me and... Continue Reading →


Character Profile: Shem

At just nine years of age, Shem son of Raban is well known throughout the markets for his kindness and empathetic demeanor. All his life he has felt connected to others' emotions and needs, and he seeks to make each life he touches a little better. When Shem is stolen away from his home in... Continue Reading →

Character Profile: Tobin

Tobin Tobin has been torn between two worlds his entire life. His mother, a young woman cast out from the desert clans, taught him the language and customs of the Roharian people. But Tobin has lived mostly within the Wanderling village of outcasts, where he and his sister Sarah are considered little more than slaves because of... Continue Reading →

Character Profile: Adala

Leading up to next month's release of Wanderling (Spirit Seeker Book One), I will be sharing character profiles. See below for my first character. Adala Adala, Daughter of Raban, has lived her life on the move. Each summer she traveled abroad on her father's merchant ship, trading throughout her home land of Bolgir and even... Continue Reading →

Study Abroad Experience 2011

Greetings! This summer, a lot of blessings in my life lined up to allow me the experience of studying abroad for two months. Because of Marian University's belief in my academic achievements, I have been able to actually save money the last couple of years. If it weren't for my scholarships and the support of... Continue Reading →

One Happy Camper

It has been one crazy summer so far, but I'm sad to see it come to a close. I have worked seven sessions of camp, four of them as a wrangler in the barn and three of them as a group counselor. The days are long, but the weeks fly by. I can't believe I'll... Continue Reading →

Goodbye 2009

Where did 2009 run off to? This year flew by without my consent, I'm afraid. It has been an eventful year in my life, marked most importantly by the blessings of my scholarship to Marian University and the printing of Danger in the Shadows, my second book. My list of goals for 2009 is less... Continue Reading →

Win an Award-Winning Book!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to win a copy of Dimensions, a Tweener Time Championship book by teen author Estee Wells. Dimensions, a sci-fi children's adventure book, would make an excellent holiday gift for the pre-teen in your life. Why not get a jump start on your holiday shopping and enter to get this free... Continue Reading →

Taking Notes

My first year of college is well underway and midterms are behind me at last! Classes have gone smoothly so far, but I have reached the point in any semester where every lecture seems to last forever. It is easy to let your mind wander in class, but paying attention can save you much time... Continue Reading →

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