One of my favorite characters in the TRAVELER series is Jessa’s older brother, Danny, a person with autism. As an autism parent, it was hugely important to me that he be given a voice, and as authentic a portrayal as was possible. This particular scene was lifted directly from a dream I once had about my own son. In my dream, I was with him at school, experiencing his day with him through his eyes. It was fascinating. Its been years and I still remember every detail of that dream.… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: A Glimpse Through Another Filter →
In this scene from DREAMER, Jessa is sorting through her latest reality shift, and juggling the thoughts and memories left by her alternate self. “You hungry, St. Clair?” Ben’s voice… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: When There’s More Than One Of You, Life Gets . . .Interesting →
In DREAMER, Jessa gets direction about her multi-dimensional travel from Mario – who is more than a little put-out that she botched her lasr assignment. Jessa is pretty pissed herself,… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: Jessa Learns About The Ripple Effect →
In this excerpt from DREAMER, Finn and Jessa have a little heart-to-heart . . . “Penny for your thoughts,” he says, rolling onto his side to face me. I roll… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: Finn And Jessa Talk Shoes & Romance →
Just another little snippet from DREAMER . . .
In this tidbit from DREAMER, we see Jessa fine-tuning a story she’s written for a scholarship contest, and second-guessing herself, as usual. Finn’s having none of that, of course .… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: Jessa & Finn & A Story →
One of the admittedly fair criticisms I’ve sometimes heard about TRAVELER is the complete lack of female friends for Jessa. That’s actually by design in the first book – Jessa… Read more Tidbit Tuesday: A Bit Of DREAMER And Jessa’s Surprising Performance →