Capacity Category

All Figured Out

My daughters strut out of my bedroom with adult-sized purses dangling from their shoulders. Sippy cups peek through the zipper as the bags drag across the floor. My oldest daughter adjusts her neon green sunglasses, resting them perfectly atop her head. “Um, excuse me,” she says to me, “do you work for the train station?” […]

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The Purgatory of Novel Writing

Up until about six years ago, I don’t think I’d ever heard the word ‘purgatory‘. I simply thought you died, your soul rose to heaven and you lived there forever. The end. Hallelujah and thanks be to God. When I started researching the teachings of the Catholic Church, however, I discovered another stage in the […]

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What Is My Capacity?

Published. That’s the word imprinted on every writers’ heart. As if the word itself is made of celestial light and angels’ voices instead of scratches of ink. It’s the ultimate dream to be mass produced and read by the entire world. Before I faced the first page of Capacity, that very dream pushed me to the computer. It […]

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It Takes a Village

It’s true what they say: It takes a village to raise a manuscript. Okay, no one actually says that, but it’s true nonetheless. Over the last year, I have poured countless hours (and cups of coffee) into Capacity, the first installment of my dystopian trilogy. It’s my baby, and I try my darndest to take good […]

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