Spotify, Writing, and a New Release

Hi Everyone. You might wonder if Spotify, writing, and a new release have anything in common. I can assure you they do. (At least for me.) 🙂 Today, I'm thrilled to be a guest at Staci Trolio's site today talking about my newest novel, Unknown Reasons, the second book of my Driscoll Lake Series. So why not … Continue reading Spotify, Writing, and a New Release

Writing Lessons Learned from the Work of Dr. King | Story Empire

Today in America is a national holiday, Martin Luther King Day.  Sadly, I remember the day this civil rights leader was gunned down by an assassin in April, 1968. I was too young at the time to know about the importance of his work, but when I heard the news flash on TV, I knew … Continue reading Writing Lessons Learned from the Work of Dr. King | Story Empire

Friday Fiction Prompt | Story Empire

Hi everyone! Just a short post to announce something new over at Story Empire. The first Friday of each month, we will feature either a photo or a word prompt and invite readers to write a flash fiction story based on the prompt. For more information on how to particpate, click the link below. Source: … Continue reading Friday Fiction Prompt | Story Empire

New Year, New Beginnings

New beginnings. Okay, I probably say that this time every year. But I always look at January 1 as a time to start over. To put aside our perceived failures and move forward to achieve our plans and dreams. As you know from my last post, I didn’t accomplish all that I planned last year. … Continue reading New Year, New Beginnings

The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was

I had high hopes for this year. After publishing my first novel, a novella, and contributing to three anthologies in 2016, this year could only get better. Right? Wrong! I thought I would finish the first draft of my novel, Unknown Reasons, by March at the latest. Then came April, May, June. The clock kept … Continue reading The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was

Offering our Thanks and Asking a Favor | Story Empire

Hi everyone. Many of you know that I am with a group of six authors who contribute to the site Story Empire.  Today, I'd like to direct your attention to the site because we have been nominated as a favorite writing blog on Positive Writer! Read Staci's post to learn more and to know how … Continue reading Offering our Thanks and Asking a Favor | Story Empire

Patriot Day and Another Busy Week

It's hard to believe that sixteen years have passed since that fateful day in 2001. For as long as I live, I'll never forget the feeling I had when I first heard the news of the planes hitting the Twin Towers. Sitting in my office at work, I turned on the radio seconds later to … Continue reading Patriot Day and Another Busy Week

Full Moons, Time Travel, and a Holiday

After taking two days off from my day job last week, I had a five day weekend with the Labor Day holiday. And can I say those five days went by incredibly fast? Somehow, in my busyness to finish Unknown Reasons as well as formatting another book, I lost track of the fact we had … Continue reading Full Moons, Time Travel, and a Holiday

Can’t Fight This Feeling

This is a continuation of some short fiction pieces. To read the first part click here. The second installment is available by clicking here. He was still asleep when I walked outside this morning. I couldn’t help but be a little disappointed. Last night he said we needed to talk, but once we were inside … Continue reading Can’t Fight This Feeling