Hey there from the now sunny Southern New Jersey. So wish we could have shared some of our rain with the hot South West. I am a poet and author. I released my first YA Inspirational novel, A Beautiful Girl, in 2011, and will be releasing my first teen romance novel, Love's Intensity, on July 11th. I enjoy writing when I'm not busy writing computer programs. I also have two boys who aren't afraid to critique my stories. I've learned a bunch about marketing during the past year, but I'm eager to learn more to expand my readers base. I'm glad to be a part of this group.