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...

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...