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MASK OF CELIBACY won Best Cover, Best YA, and the Wattpad Books Prize! Huge thanks to Wattpad and my readers.

I wrote MASK OF CELIBACY while questioning my own asexuality. I hope it can help both younger and older people avoid the confusion and doubt I experienced for over twenty years. You are not alone! 🖤🤍💜

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☑️ completed first draft
♾️ editing in progress
🖋️ drafting in progress
📔 planning in progress


Current Projects:

"Golden Hour" | ♾️ | contemporary feel-good romance ONC novella | completed

"Light and Shadow" ¦ ♾️ ¦ dark fantasy ONC novella ¦ Set in the same world as FIREBORN, it's a standalone (not a sequel!). ¦ completed


Standalone novels:

FIREBORN ¦ ☑️ ¦ dark fantasy adventure novel ¦ NOW 100% FREE!

DECEPTION ¦ ☑️ ¦ dark fantasy adventure novel

MASK OF CELIBACY | ☑️ | YA Watty Award Winner ¦ Watty for Best Cover ¦ Wattpad Books Prize


Flash fiction:

WOODLAND BLISS ¦ ☑️ ¦ second-chance romance narrative poem

FOREST FABLES ¦ ☑️ ¦ poetry as the muse strikes

Short stories:

HIDDEN HEARTS | ☑️ | dark fantasy parable with dryads about deforestation

STARTING AFRESH ¦ ☑️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi romance

ALMOST REAL ¦ ☑️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi (Paid Christmas Anthology)

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE | ☑️ | vampire psychological thriller | short story | completed

TUTOR ELLA | ☑️ | fairytale retelling of CINDERELLA | short story


AFTERLIFE ¦ ♾️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi virtual reality ¦ completed but unedited ¦ Editing will begin soon.

MASK OF CELIBACY ¦ ☑️ ¦ asexual self-discovery multimedia novella
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