• Nutschell is SCBWI-L.A.’s Co- Regional Adviser and the Founder and President of the Children’s Book Writers of Los Angeles. She is also an active member of the blogging community. You can find her sharing writing tips, techniques, and reporting on various writing events and book signings at thewritingnut.com and on twitter @nutschell

    When she’s not busy planning courses or events as the Program Manager of the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, she pursues her many curiosities. She is a member of Doce Pares LA where she is currently a black belt in the Filipino Martial Arts of Eskrima.  A Jane-of-all-trades, Nutschell’s interests include traveling, taking pictures, sketching, playing the guitar and drums, playing basketball, badminton, billiards and singing in the shower. She also loves baking yummy desserts and is especially known for her marshallow cloud cookies and Filipino leche flan. 


  • My motto? 

    Make every heartbeat count.