All of my stories have family as part of the theme whether it is the family we’re born with or one we create. Even though my stories are fiction, I feel it is important to portray honest relationships. Red Steel and Willow’s Retreat also show the family that comes about through shared experiences, such as being part of the local volunteer firefighters. Continue reading In Honor of My Interview with Jeff Aydelette of The County Compass
Success is just a leap of faith into the abyss and surviving the fall. Continue reading Success versus Failure
What are some of your favorite things about the holidays/ Continue reading My Favorite Things
Inspiration was everywhere and I just had to filter it out. Continue reading What Inspires Me?
Smiling, your middle son hands you a cup and turns to his older brother and says, “I told you she’d be awake as soon as she smelled the coffee.” Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Story
Some of you may have noticed a new addition to my banners and cover photos. Continue reading I’m an ALLi Ambassador!
Over 30 local authors and 100 titles on display at the New Bern Farmers Market November 20th. Continue reading Over 30 Local Authors with Over 100 Titles
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