The Tree and the Ravine | Oz – Day 13
In day 13 of my NaNoWriMo project where I work to retell The Wizard of Oz, the group of 4 must find their way over a deep ravine.
The Cowardly Lion | Oz – day 12
This is day 12 of my NaNoWriMo project in retelling The Wizard of Oz. Today we meet the Cowardly Lion and ask why is the Lion so afraid?
The Woodman’s Story | Oz – Day 11
Day 11 of my NaNoWriMo project rewriting The Wizard of Oz. Today we hear the Woodman’s story, and a truly terrible story it is. The Woodman was cursed for love.
Meeting the Woodman | Oz – Day 10
Day 10 of my NaNoWriMo project where I retell The Wizard of Oz. Today we meet the Woodman. “Standing beside it, …was a man made entirely of tin.”
Scarecrow Tells His Story | Oz- Day 9
Day 9 of my NaNoWriMo Wizard of Oz retelling, in which Scarecrow tells the story of his creation. “If your heads were stuffed with straw, like mine.”
Taking the Scarecrow Down | Oz – Day 8
On day 8 of my NaNoWriMo project in which I retell The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy helps the Scarecrow down off of his perch and he becomes their new companion.
Meeting the Scarecrow | Oz – Day 7
Day 7 of my NaNoWriMo project in which I do a retelling of The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy leaves the home of Boq, encounters the giant crows, and meets the Scarecrow
The Yellow Brick Road | Oz – Day 6
Day 6 of my NaNoWriMo project in which I work to retell The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy is lead to the yellow brick road and begins her journey to Oz.
The Silver Shoes | Oz – Day 5
Day 5 of my NaNoWriMo project in rewriting The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy is given the magic shoes of the Witch of the East and told she must go see the Wizard of Oz
Meeting the Munchkins | Oz – Day 4
On day 4 of my NaNoWriMo project, rewriting The Wizards of Oz, Dorthy arrives in Oz and meets the Munchkin people and Locasta, the good witch of the North.
I am currently unagented. The following are pitches for works in progress
The Mourning Rose
Middle Grade Fiction, High Fantasy
Thirteen-year-old Ellie’s dreams are dangerously real. When Ellie’s dream world invades reality, her mother is kidnapped by The Mourning Rose, a pirate who sails between worlds. Determined to rescue her mother, Ellie enlists the help of her emotionally distant father and her ancient talking cat, Sphinx. Catapulted into a dark world, Ellie must sacrifice her own freedom to save her mother, bringing light to a powerful family secret.
Alice and Henri
Alice doesn’t like art, but when a painted rabbit leaps from a museum canvas, Alice has no choice but to follow the rabbit into the world and art of Henri Rouseau. Together, Alice and Henri chase the rabbit from the landscapes of France into Roussau’s rich jungles. Alice discovers art is more than paint on canvas and museums have hidden secrets, but how will Alice find her way home?