MY OTHER WRITING PROJECTS:
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|Negative One: Ongoing long-form story webcomic featuring five first-person narrators. Meri Lin tries to raise a baby with superpowers; Adele travels from another dimension to find a student to teach the art of prophecy. Art is semi-realistic pencil sketch.
Status: Ongoing, updated Fridays, free on the Internet.
|Bad Fairy: Fairy tale retelling featuring the bad fairy of Sleeping Beauty as the protagonist. Delia is a precocious half-fairy girl who struggles to find acceptance in fairy school. None of the other fairies understand her passion for dark magick and her interest in the afterlife. Her struggles as a socially inept magickal prodigy are detailed in this first book in a trilogy.
Status: Completed at 115,000 words, represented by agent Michelle Johnson, began submissions to publishers September 18, 2012, currently being considered by multiple major publishers.
|Finding Mulligan: YA crossover/romance/fantasy. Cassie travels to a dream world when she sleeps, where she lives a second life as a carefree girl named Dia. When Dia falls in love with the mysterious Mulligan, Cassie tries to find him in her own world, but ends up being confused over which of two possible candidates to pursue. She has to struggle with her two identities before she can figure out her romantic life.
Status: Completed at 120,000 words, currently on hold for future plans while I deal with Bad Fairy‘s publishing adventure.
|Stupid Questions: Science fiction/romance. Nick is interested in pursuing a relationship with the enigmatic Summer, a girl with superpowers in a world that’s never heard of such a thing. He does his best to have a down-to-earth long-distance romance with a girl who can fly.
Status: Completed at 103,000 words, currently on hold for future plans.
|Joint Custody: Middle-grade realistic fiction. Bay is a sensitive kid with divorced parents. Searching for the meaning of “home” in a life that’s always in flux between Mom’s house and Dad’s house, he takes solace in a borrowed intact family: his neighborhood friend Marz is happy to share.
Status: In progress and on hold at 18,500 words, not actively writing, but not abandoned.
|So You Think You’re Asexual: An introduction to the invisible orientation. This book explains what asexuality is, discusses what it is not, and debunks common misconceptions as well as providing resources and advice for asexual people and those who want to understand them.
Status: Accepted for publication by Skyhorse Publishing/Carrel Books, expected publication Fall 2014. Represented by Andrea Somberg of Harvey Klinger.