Tidbit Thursday

Happy October, Everyone!

It's Tidbit Thursday and boy do I have a tidbit for you. My first YA novel in hardcover with a Filipina main character is coming out from Swoon Reads on July 3, 2018. I know that is still a ways away, but there are things you can do today to stay updated.

First, you can add TBB to your Goodreads TBR:

Second, you can read the excerpt that I have published on Wattpad. The Boyfriend Bracket is the perfect "big brother's best friend" love story. Here is the full description:

Stella has had a hopeless crush on Will, her older brother's best friend FOREVER, but now that Cam and Will have graduated and are going off to college, this year is her chance to really strike out on her own. Without her overprotective brother and his sidekick around to distract her, she can focus on having all the typical high school experiences that she's always dreamed of—starting with finding a boyfriend! With the help of her best friend Franklin, she comes up with the perfect plan to have a boyfriend by Christmas: The Boyfriend Bracket.

Or it seems like the perfect plan...right up until Will starts showing up again. How is she supposed to find the perfect boyfriend when none of her dates measure up to the one boy she can never have?

This TBB has a strong fashion designer main character and a swoonworthy online comic book artist. The story has something for everyone. Please help me spread the word about this book by telling your friends.

If you have any questions or just want to connect, hit me up.

Also, please stay tuned for a pre-order giveaway exclusive and an ARC giveaway coming your way.


Short Story Anthology Covers

When I'm not writing, I teach creative writing to Grade 11 and 12 students. It's been a revelation. To be exposed to such talent brought my writing back to life. The enthusiasm of my students is catching.

For my Grade 11 Creative Writing class, we have put together a short story anthology that celebrates first love. Every aspect of this anthology was voted for and written by the students. I merely facilitated their journey.

Because of this, I wanted to share with all of you what my students have been up to. The anthology is coming, so expect pictures of the final product. But, for now, I want to share with you the covers I created for the anthology. There are six in all and the students got to vote. The winner will be revealed when the finished product arrives from the printer.

Let me know which one you would vote for in the comments.

Cover 1

Cover 2

Cover 3

Cover 4

Cover 5

Cover 6

Wattys Entry

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