Category: Blog

Letters to Myself

Dear Sixteen Year Old Jaysen, You don’t like girls. I know you think you do, but you don’t. You are currently dating a girl, I’m aware. You only really like her because she kind of resembles a boy. Also, she’s crazy, so if you’re going to waste your […]

The Journey to Bookdom

Being near the end of a very long journey makes it damn near impossible to not take a look back at where you came from. When I first started writing my first published work, The Class back in 2007, I couldn’t possibly have foreseen the whirlwind of everything […]

It’s Official…

On Tuesday I will be releasing an article all about the journey that writing my new novel, A Love Story for Witches, has been.  Until then, I wanted to tease you with some artwork AND officially announce that the book will be out October 31, 2014. 

50 Things that Make Me Happy

Peanut Butter The sound of the word ‘Aquamarine’ Pandas Baby Pandas Baby pandas on slides   Writing A good song A good Kpop song Running into someone who also listens to Kpop Friends (Obligatory) Family (Sometimes) My mother (Only when she sends cookies) Izzy (Only when she does […]

The Truth about Izzy

From the moment I first got Izzy, I knew that she was a very special dog. Yes, I mean special in the fact that she is adorable and very loving and a total sweetheart, but I also mean special in the, “Why does she think what she’s doing […]

The First

The first time I saw you I knew. You were wearing pajamas and mentioned you hadn’t taken a shower yet.  I didn’t know that was a common thing at the time.  Your hair was different then, short on one side and long on the other, falling down your […]

Douglas

Roommates can be strange and terrifying.  You have to get used to each other’s schedules and you have to understand each other’s likes and dislikes.  You don’t have to be best friends, but you do have to find a way to co-habitate and be respectful of one another.  […]

The Magical Land of Magic Land

When I was a youngster, I didn’t have just one imaginary friend, I had a vast network of them.  They all lived on a magical island, my grandmother’s backyard, and our adventures were endless.  Sometime in Middle School, I decided it was time to put pen to paper […]