Self-Published Author


August 7, 2019

Interactive Museums are the second greatest inventions after microwaves. Maybe that’s an exaggeration, but have you BEEN to a great interactive museum?! Love Letters Museum is in Downtown SLC for a month and a half longer. The museum really explores all the fun ways to...

April 21, 2019

Heavy Vinyl (Vol 1)

By Carly Usdin, Nina Vakueva, Irene Flores, and Rebecca Nalty

5 out of 5 stars

Spoiler Free

Synopsis: (From back of graphic novel) Starry-eyed Chris has just started the dream job every outcast kid in town wants: working at Vinyl Destination. It's as ra...

April 16, 2019

Grid Zine Fest is an incredible event I've been able to participate in for the last three years of it running. The organizers are amazing and kind women who put so much work into making this event so fun and energetic. When I first started getting into Zines, I would t...

March 24, 2019

It’s been 5 years since I published Swallow for the first time! Wow, does time fly! Originally, Swallow started out as an eBook because I thought it would be easier to do that kind of publishing than a hard copy. I was wrong, as I found out later, but it was still such...

October 19, 2018

I've lived in Utah my entire life but it's only been in the last two years that I've truly started engaging in places and events in Salt Lake City that support literary artists. Which is quite ridiculous when you consider how many times I traveled to Portland for the P...

September 4, 2018

Mourning Gloria

By Katie Michelle

5 out of 5 stars

Spoiler Free

Synopsis: (From ktmichelle.com) Gloria Westerly doesn't have a friend in the world before moving to Century City. Though living with her aunt on the property of the wealthy family she works for is odd, strange...

August 30, 2018

There was once a time when my writing thrived. I was writing every single day, working on multiple projects at once, publishing three books within one year, and loving how passionate I was about the written and read word. Being self-published, and a writer in general,...

June 27, 2018

Sam and Ilsa's Last Hurrah

by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

4.5 out of 5 stars

Spoiler Free

Synopsis: Sam and Ilsa's grandmother has taught them everything they know about throwing perfect dinner parties. How to invite the right kinds of guests, the perfect amount and kin...

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