One Writer's Journey

August 3, 2017

For this Sneak Peek, I'm offering up a first glance at The Beanstalk Files, Book 3 in The Twisted Files series. It's still in the first draft stages but I'm hoping to release the final book in the series late in 2018. Enjoy!

Sunlight glitters on the snow covered buildin...

July 20, 2017

We’ve all seen the advice. Avoid alliteration. Don’t use onomatopoeia (Don’t worry. If you don’t know what that is, I’ll explain later.) Don’t rhyme. Don’t. Don’t. Don’t. Just Don’t!

I call BS on the list of do not that tell a writer to avoid using tools in their tool b...

June 22, 2017

As we approach the summer months, I’m looking forward to writing bathed in sunlight. But, even on the sunniest of days, we sometimes write in the dark. Not literally of course. Writing as a career has some definite perks and some gnarly cons. It’s something they don’t...

June 15, 2017

Subtext is a tricky beast to tame, but once you’ve mastered it, a whole new world of nuance opens up. Subtext is the meaning behind the words. The themes and messages that lay beneath what is being said. Actors study subtext to convey the emotion behind the words they...

June 8, 2017

 Cats are often found in the company of writers. Some are more dog-shaped than feline, but it doesn’t matter. Cats (or pets in general) provide much-needed inspiration for the writer’s muse (and are often endlessly entertaining).

As I write this, my kitten, Puck, is dra...

June 1, 2017

This week, I'm featuring and another excerpt from The Riding Hood Files, Book 2 in my Twisted Files series. It will be released Fall 2017. In anticipation of its release, subscribe to my website and get a free e-book of The Snow White Files, Book 1 in the Twisted Files...

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