Story Type and Themes

YA Romance

LGBTQ+, Strong Female Lead, self discovery, finding love. Soulmates


While on a family summer vacation to the lake, Sarah discovers a message in a bottle, asking whoever finds it to write back. The messages sent back and forth across the lake, guided by fate, change her life in ways she could never have expected.



    An outline has been developed that fully fleshes out the plot with major and sub plots

    18 April, 2023

  • 1st Draft

    An initial draft focused on getting the story written out

    11 June, 2023

  • 2nd Draft: Plot Work and Character Design

    A second draft focusing on fleshing out the plot and characters

    In Progress

  • 3rd Draft: Setting and World Building

    A third draft focusing on setting and world building

    To do

  • 4th Draft: Cleanup

    A fourth draft focused on page and line edits

    To do

Full time software dev, part time novelist

I earn a living as a software engineer, but spend every other waking moment writing the stories that I wish younger me had read.