On the playlist

I wrote the first drafts for both Anchored in the Bay and Tiny Island Summer over a nine week period in late summer 2014. It’s funny to think back and remember how--after years of circling the ideas and plots--everything came together. I listened to Cary Brothers’ album Under Control non-stop for two and a half … Continue reading On the playlist

Behind the scenes of Rachelle Paige Inc.

At least, that's how I like to think of my writing career. If my blog posts have been making me seem...prolific...lately, understand it's all smoke and mirrors. I could never blog full-time. Ideas for posts come in waves. I might draft and schedule and save ten posts one day and then not even think of … Continue reading Behind the scenes of Rachelle Paige Inc.

15 facts about… Darcy, Ben, & Tiny Island Summer

Darcy's keeps her highlighted hair flat-ironed and perfectly straight 2.  Ben is the second of five kids, all boys 3.  After living overseas for a year, Darcy always thought she'd end up back in the UK 4. John is Ben's Irish twin (13 months apart) and they are the closest out of all the brothers … Continue reading 15 facts about… Darcy, Ben, & Tiny Island Summer

15 facts about… Ed, Emily, & Anchored in the Bay

Ed was named for my beloved (and dearly missed) Grandpa, Edwin 2. Emily's story was inspired by my unexpected pregnancy that led to the most wonderful surprise of my life (But I couldn't help think...what if?!) 3. Ed and Emily grew up together, their moms were sorority sisters 4. Emily was supposed to have a dog, … Continue reading 15 facts about… Ed, Emily, & Anchored in the Bay