If there’s anything that 2017 has taught me, it’s that nothing is always good—nor always bad.
For every political low, there’s been a personal high for me.
I proposed to my partner right after the election. I got married to the most generous, loving person in the world while everything was on fire.
In the middle of it all, I published a series of Middle-Grade books with my delightful co-author, Amber J. Keyser. But there, too, have been so many ups and downs.
Release day for Quartz Creek Ranch: UP!
Realizing life goes on as usual even after your book comes out: DOWN.
My first eight-year-old fan telling me he read my book not once, but twice: UP!
Seeing my first royalty statement: DOWN.
The radical shifts from high to low and back to high again haven’t stopped since the book launch, either. Every day on this road is an emotional roller coaster. (more…)