I finally gave into my dark side and really had fun….I do believe in happy endings even if I have to blow things up and kill people to make it happen. Continue reading Holiday Gifts 99-cent eBooks
Inspiration was everywhere and I just had to filter it out. Continue reading What Inspires Me?
Each short story or novel begins with a theme that I think has enough inherent conflict to build an engaging story on. GUNS, for example, is about the black-market trade in weapons. I had a friend who’d spent a career in naval intelligence, and he helped fill me in on that. Continue reading Welcome Phil Bowie to Creekside Cafe
Well, the store is of course my main focus. I want the store to be a sort of hub for the literary arts community in Eastern North Carolina. I also welcome other arts like visual and musical. Continue reading Welcome Back to Creekside Cafe
Both of my low fantasy novels include a group of four friends, Kayla, Jerry, Sarah, and Nick, who have a mystery to solve. The first, Good Beasts Bad Creatures, focuses on Kayla, Jerry, and Grimalkin; a panther who escapes a farm and is the progeny of the Beast of Bladenboro. The Beast of Bladenboro was a creature who terrorized the town in the 50s. Continue reading Welcome Veronica Krug to Creekside Cafe
God bless you, Sherri. You just introduced another three-beer conversation. Perhaps you should start a variation of the Algonquin Roundtable so we can entertain these fascinating questions at length…over adult beverages. Continue reading Welcome W C Furney to Creekside Cafe
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I want my books to be a treat, a needlessly decadent queer narrative. All my beloved characters straddle that morally grey line, and I want readers – whether they are queer or not – to be able to enjoy reading queer characters whose queerness is not their defining trait. They love, mourn, plot, and yes – commit horrible war crimes – as people first and foremost Continue reading Welcome Sirus to my Midnight Cafe
New Bern Farmers Market Authors’ Event, Sunday, November 20th, 2022. Continue reading Welcome Sarah Maury Swan to Creekside Cafe