The Shadow Gate

Madeline Mercier might be a fanciful girl who builds castles in the air, but when she finds the Shadow Gate, everything changes. Her home, Eclipse Island, will never be the same, and neither will she.

Journal entry #2

Where I've Been (Or, Why No New Chapters Lately?)

Mar 2, 2015 · 13 Comments

One of my New Year's resolutions for 2015 was to post a Storybird chapter once a week. That resolution went out the window this February. Nashville was hit with a terrible winter storm (like most everywhere else in the Eastern United States). My kids were home for eleven days, and ... Read More

Journal entry #1

How I Write - Post One

Jun 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

Firstly, please let me apologize for taking so long to get another chapter up! I'm posting it later today, so it will be up sometime tomorrow. Part of my delay was two boys home for summer vacation, lots of baseball games, a summer cold (not fair), and out-of-town visitors. I ... Read More