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Guest Author Jan Sikes: Inspiration in Difficult Times

Please welcome Jan Sikes! Jan has written several award-winning stories based on her own life experiences with her husband Rick Sikes. James Richard "Rick" Sikes was born in Texas and at a young age fell in love with writing and performing music. Here's a fantastic article/interview from 2001 that you should definitely check out: Outlaw… Continue reading Guest Author Jan Sikes: Inspiration in Difficult Times

I think it's neat, Personal Life Tidbits

Random Art

Can I call my sketching and coloring and digital coloring, art? I suppose this fits in that "eye of the beholder" sort of category. Since it was a holiday, the kids were home and we spent some time using our imaginations for games and art. This is what I did. The sorceress came first, but… Continue reading Random Art

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Character: Ahmad

Supporting characters are important to any story line, and Ahmad is no exception. He's a smart guy with a hot bod. haha He's more than that, really. For one thing, he's a high-ranking guardsman, the friend and confidant of High Prince Theiandar. Ahmad was chosen from the realm of Nevin where men are known for… Continue reading Character: Ahmad

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Barnes & Noble Book Signing, the Sequel

Yes, yes, yes! The Beauty Thief and I will be at Barnes & Noble at the Sullivan exit  off of I-90 in Spokane Valley, WA on Saturday, May 16th from 11 AM PDT to at least 2 PM. That's tomorrow, folks! Actually, that's almost today. They said I could stay longer if I wanted, and I… Continue reading Barnes & Noble Book Signing, the Sequel