Electric Guitars and The Blues

The Pamlico Writers’ Group hosts a monthly, one-thousand word challenge. The month of April, the picture was donated by photographer, Tammy Cooper, a night over the water, drenched in blue. I enjoy attempting to write a story to match the pictures. For me, the challenge offers an opportunity to experiment with my writing. This story is a play on words, using poetry to help me … Continue reading Electric Guitars and The Blues

I’ll be on Auntie Em Writes

My mentor, M K Graff writes a crime/mystery blog called Auntie Em Writes and she will be promoting my novel, “Chrome Pink” tomorrow. Please, check out her blog and check out “Chrome Pink.” Rae Lynne Grimes is a survivor. She returns to her hometown along the inner banks of the North Carolina coast to care for her dying grandfather. A pink motorcycle, a handsome construction … Continue reading I’ll be on Auntie Em Writes

The Golden Hour

I just finished The Golden Hour, the fourth in the Nora Tierney series by M.K. Graff. I have enjoyed the progression of the main characters: Nora Tierney and Detective Inspector Declan Barnes, from antagonists to partners. The Golden Hour is a little darker than the first books in this series. It deals with the very real threat of biological terrorism but the true theme of … Continue reading The Golden Hour

Fear of Success

Do we let fear of failure stop us from succeeding? Perhaps it is fear of success that gives us stumbling blocks? I am not brave. I struggle each day to stand up for myself, to speak up whether verbally or through my writing. I am still the scared little girl who believes she can’t do that. A wise woman, Ms. Glenoria Jennette, my mentor since … Continue reading Fear of Success