I took in her dark eyes, framed by black liner, mascara and suspicion.
~ The Starter Boyfriend

I jumped away from Jared like I’d been splattered with hot oil, and turned toward my best friend, my eyes shock-wide.
~ Top Ten Uses For an Unworn Prom Dress

I was pretty sure the space station astronauts could track me in my pole dancer pink dress with their naked eyes...
~ The Starter Boyfriend

Butterfly Kisses:
When two people put their open eyes close together and flutter their eyelashes.
~ The ABC's of Kissing Boys

Tux stood there in that one bent knee forward, one arm angled pose, wearing his thirty-eight inch long, thirty-two inch inseam style 02116 tuxedo, with the notch lapel and “silver moon” vest and tie, which just so happened to make his blue eyes pop.
~The Starter Boyfriend

I stared into Dal’s eyes, which he called hazel, but were known to change with the light and his moods.
~ How to Hook a Hottie

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Nov 8
Thanks Scholastic!
Scholastic--whose very name still fills me with childish glee--has released a guide for middle school teachers to help teach creative writing. Called Traits of Writing, it includes a section on creating narrative voice. A suggested lesson plan includes using one of my books, Top Ten Uses for an Unworn Prom Dress, as a way to explain and explore writing satire.
Oct 7
The STUPID CUPID Giveaway!

Did you know I have a new publication out? Short, sweet only 99 cents?

Stupid Cupid, was released by the Boroughs Publishing Group as part of their Lunchbox Romance line. Here's the official blurb: Thanks to the mythical god of love, Cupid, 16-year-old Sydney's love life is about to get complicated…even though technically she doesn't have one.  

Oct 4
PROM DATES and STORYGRAMS

From Kelly: Guess what? So you know about my recent novella SUPERNATURAL HUNTERS with teen monster hunters Jaz & Blake? Well, their debut short story, "Darkness Becomes Him" in the fun and spooky anthology PROM DATES TO DIE FOR is free for Kindle! So get it while you can, the promo will run through the weekend!