The Sound of Things (original poem)

The Sound of Things   I. It’s the way you sing body that I know to me you are not a cadaver on a cold metal table. You are in the backseat with me & we are a movie, or more likely, we are squished on a twin sized mattress &...

Things To Do

2016 has been a hard year. I’m not speaking about just my personal experience, but about the world and its people in general. Despite still having many things to work on and figure out personally, I know I am extremely fortunate and privileged. But so many others are not. In...

A Letter to One of My Characters: Jake Smith

Dear Jake Smith, Congrats, dude, you’ve made it three novels with me, and I’ve got a fourth one in the works. I’ve fallen helplessly in love with you, your life, and your story. It’s hard not to. Especially when we’ve weathered so much together. But let’s cut the applause and...

Curiosity & Not Knowing

Curiosity and a love for learning are really important traits for a writer to have. I’ve always been critical and cautious, prone to examine and research before diving into a new experience. As I’ve grown up, especially during my college years, I’ve tried to step outside of my perspective and...

Maggie, Why Do All Your Novels Deal with Sexual Assault?

A question you’re probably going to ask: Maggie, why do all your novels deal with sexual assault? It’s true, Breaking Orbit, Teagan & Jake, and Oceans Away all grapple with sexual assault in some way. Breaking Orbit features several sexual assault survivors, and takes a more direct look at a...
I'm so excited you're here!

I'm so excited you're here!

Come explore my corner of the universe. Here you'll find projects new and old, posts about what I'm up to, and professional materials.
We all have skeletons in the closet and ghosts of projects past.

We all have skeletons in the closet and ghosts of projects past.

This website was born during my college years, and thus is haunted by ghosts of projects past. I've burned sage and cleared out the unwelcomed guests. I've also made a home for favored past projects over at Old Things.
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