Goodreads Giveaway!

This is in celebration of my birthday month. *Psst, my birthday was yesterday. 😀 I’m running a Goodreads Giveaway for my dark romance, Lightness In My Dark! If you or anyone you know read dark romance, please stop on by and enter the giveaway. The giveaway runs until August 21. My fingers are crossed that you win! Goodreads Book Giveaway […]

Lightness In My Dark – Available Now in Paperback

Hello Everyone! I just thought I’d let you know my dark romance, Lightness In My Dark, has been published in paperback. The eBook will be available on August 8, 2022 to commemorate my birthday the day before, but you can pre-order it here and it will also be free for Kindle Unlimited customers. This has been a labor of love, […]

A Valentine’s Celebration

Love is in the air. February is a great month for romance, so if you’re looking for a book to cuddle up with then check out these books. You just might find your new favorite author. Publication Dates: ‎ July 12, 2021 and January 27, 2022 Meet the characters: Pepper – optimistic, loving, the heart of the storyCharles – a […]

10 Years of Writing Growth

Today is 10-years since I originally self-published my psychological suspense novel, Net Switch. I had published it after firing my agent/publisher and 2 weeks after my mother passed away. It was a time of growth. Since publication, I have studied the craft more, learned what I did wrong regarding publication, and ventured into other types of writing, such as poetry […]

Spank You Very Much!

This is a repost from 2016. Promotional tips can always be revisited. The foibles of promoting can hurt an unknown author. Let’s face it, majority of writers dislike promoting and marketing their works. We’d much rather write than shout out In the past, I’ve wanted to help other authors promote their works. Not only did it expose my own publishing […]

Inspiration, Writing, Humor, and Stories

I won’t be posting for a good month, so I thought I’d leave you with some food for thought, a little dabble in writing, and something to do if you’re completely bored. Inspiration “When you do not know what to choose, show total involvement in everything. Then life will choose, and it is never wrong.” Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev “Some people […]

First/Opening Lines of Fiction Novels

A Repost from 2016. The significance of first opening lines is crucial for fiction novels. As Stephen King has stated, “An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say: Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this…It’s a quick introduction to the writer’s style, another thing good first sentences tend to do. But […]

Character Interview with Adam Larimore

Hello, Everyone! This is the last of the character interviews. I hope you enjoyed them and found something of interest. Today, I had the privilege of speaking with Adam Larimore of Larimore Systems. Even though he has money, he experiences struggles with his father. Please join me in welcoming Adam. [fruitful_sep] Hello, Adam! Welcome and thank you for willing to […]

Character Interview with John Campbell-John

Hello Folks, we’re back with a fabulous interview I had with Mr. John Campbell. He’s a man of mischief and adventure-a boastful chap, if I might say so. Please join me in welcoming John. [fruitful_sep] Hello, John! Welcome and thank you for taking the time out to answer a few questions. Shall we begin? Your humble servant ma’am. Prey, please […]

Character Interview with Toni Bennett

The following interview is with Toni Bennett currently the partner to Harry DeMarko, both professionally and personally.  They are Private Investigators.  Toni was a prostitute and one night when she was being approached by a known felon, Harry stepped in and was shot.  Toni saved his life and the rest was history – not really it took a long time […]