Book Related, My Writing Journey, Questions People Ask

Naming Names and How to Make Them Count

I've had a number of questions posed which I've answered briefly with reply comments, but I'd like to take some of the questions and answer them in more detail. Maybe someone else has the same question, but didn't know to look for the answer in the comments below! Today we're going to tackle Phoenix Grey's… Continue reading Naming Names and How to Make Them Count

Book Related, My Writing Journey

Sneaky Quote

It's not a sneaky quote so much as a sneak peek quote.  This is a snippet from The Beauty Thief that my editor appreciated. I appreciate her for appreciating it! It's one of the most important paragraphs from the book . . .   This is my photograph and artwork as well. 🙂 I hope you… Continue reading Sneaky Quote

Questions People Ask, Uncategorized

Praise vs. Paycheck: What is the comparison?

I took quite a long hiatus from my blog! I'm so sorry to everyone who actually takes the time to read my posts! I feel like I've been away far too long, but life took a temporary side-trail. I'm finally headed back to the main road. I'm not sure how long I'll be staying on… Continue reading Praise vs. Paycheck: What is the comparison?

Book Related, I think it's neat, Poetry

My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!

I wrote this part in Captive Hope which called for a pirate sing-along. No really. These pirates enjoy singing. They are masters of the sea shanty, but a ballad will sneak into the repertoire every now and again. So, I left that part of the story empty while deliberating the song I must choose. I thought… Continue reading My Very Own Seafaring Ballad!

Book Related, I think it's neat, My Writing Journey

F. Scott Fitzgerald Gets It…Do you?