The Penzeys Box of Hope and the Future of Writers Happiness

  The past several months have been somewhat of a crazy whirlwind. In the span of six weeks, I co-led a 200-hour yoga teacher training intensive near Sequoia National Park, led a Splendid Mola writing retreat in Idyllwild, and taught yoga at my lit agency's annual...

When To Cheat On Your Book

I’ve been working on my current WIP for about eight months, a new middle grade (or possibly young adult) work that mashes together a bunch of things I love: Sufi poetry. The nature of hope. Finding your tribe. Quantum physics. You know, just the usual. I’ve been...