This is a scene not used in my Leeward Files series but it gives a bit of backstory. Warning, it is a bit dark. She was going to kill him. He’d known it for a while now. She was losing interest in him. She’d taken him to a couple of parties. He was small for his age. She said, he could still pass for younger. … Continue reading When Phil met Rae
As a thank you to all those who have supported me and leave a review, I will be doing a drawing December 2nd for the charm bracelet and jewelry box I made. Anyone who does a review for White Gold or Chrome Pink is eligible. Just message me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook Messenger and let me know your review has gone live and … Continue reading Drawing for Review
I appreciate all the support and encouragement I have received. It is because of you that I published a second book. Continue reading Book Signing
Today I represented the Pamlico Writers’ at the Arts of the Pamlico High School Career Fair. I hope I gave them relevant information and inspiration. They gave me a renewed spirit and hope for the future. I enjoyed talking about books and writing. I found myself excited about my books in a way I hadn’t felt in a while. Getting comfortable talking about my books … Continue reading Career Fair at AOP
I have had people ask me about my characters. Most who know me are surprised by the rough language my character, Rae Lynne Grimes in Chrome Pink used. I’ll be honest, Rae Lynne wasn’t always easy to write. She had a dark side filled with a lot of pain that was often difficult to tap into. But I wanted to be honest with my readers, … Continue reading Bringing Characters to Life
White Gold is the sequel to Chrome Pink, Dana and Jake’s story Continue reading No Time to Fall in Love
What are you afraid of? When I finally decided to publish Chrome Pink last year, I didn’t give myself time to back out. I just did it. I’d spent five years working on this book, writing it, editing and revising it, sending out queries to agents and publishers, doing more editing and rewriting, until I was tired of dealing with it. My friend and mentor, … Continue reading What Are You Scared Of?
I recently played a game on Instagram showing pictures of my favorite books for a week. Only one book per day, how could I limit my favorite books to only seven? I choose books that held a memory, a turning point or something that touched my life. I could only use pictures, no words to tell you how these books affected me. As a writer, … Continue reading Seven Favorite Books