My name is Jordan, and I’m an absent-minded writer of YA and other stuff living somewhere north of Atlanta, Georgia. I like tea, books, and rock & roll. I can’t decide if I would rather be Neil Gaiman or Neil Young. Probably both, let’s be honest.
Here’s a little about my current project: Walls, YA contemporary (UPDATE 1/5/14: We have completion! Read more about it!)
When Andy, a 16-year-old graffiti artist, discovers her father is awaiting execution on death row, she deals the only way she knows how: with a spray can. At first only trying to make sense of a senseless tragedy, her art quickly divides a town still waiting for closure on its most infamous crime and forces her to take a stand she’s not sure she’s ready to take. Can she love a person capable of such terrible things? Should she? And, with her mother’s home-staging business threatening to move her away from the only set of friends to accept her without question–not to mention the execution that creeps steadily closer–what’s the point of loving anyone at all?
More about me and my writing, since the two are hard to distinguish:
And some Adventures in Story Research:
- Writing Without A Map: In Which I End Up Exactly Where I’m Supposed to Be (featured on Freshly Pressed!)
- Ancient Ruins and Conducting “Research”
- Update on That Asking Permission Thing