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My Writing Process

As Much as I would love to say that I sit down and brainstorm, then create a world, then outline before finally beginning, I don’t do that. It has been suggested that I write a chapter -1, then 0, then the first actual chapter in the novel, but even that hasn’t worked for me. The best way for me is to just start writing. Sometimes I get some dialogue that I can sit down and explore, other times I see a scene in my mind and start writing about it, then once I have something written, I feel like I know ...

  • What We Create

    There comes a time when the thought, I just need to walk away, enters my head and runs amuck. It can happen with anything. It might be with a person, an employer, something I’m trying to create, it doesn't matter the cause, because the result is the same. I question myself and my abilities. Don't get me wrong, walking away from abuse, ...

  • A Day in the Life of an Author

    One thing I’m asked a lot is how I balance being a mom, an author, a wife, a graphic designer and social media guru, an artist and all the other crazy things that make up my day, so here you go… I figured giving you a glimpse of my day would be the best way to show you how I ...

  • What We Learn

    After having a discussion with a friend last night about accountability, and how when we aren't held accountable as kids we grow up to be complete jerks, I got thinking about something that happened when I was young. Being a good parent or mentor doesn't always mean punishing someone for their actions. Sometimes it simply means serving as an example. ...

  • Official Release Day!

    Here it is! The Heart-Shaped Emblor is officially on sale! For those of you who buy the book today, you can get the eBook for only 99 cents! This deal isn't going to last, so buy it now if you want the sale price. It is also available in print. :-) Kindle Nook Amazon Print Kobo Soon to be available at most bookstores upon request!  

  • Interview of Cassidy Rae from Dead People See Me

    As promised, here is the interview with teen medium Cassidy Rae from the show Dead People See Me. Q. What are your favorite areas to investigate? A. I love to investigate older buildings or places with a lot of history, they usually have a lot of energy.  My favorite places I've been to? There are a lot!  Poasttown School in Middletown is one ...

  • New Cover Design Here!

    Okay all, This is the new cover design for The Heart-Shaped Emblor. Hope you like it! For those interested, the book trailer is here The Heart-Shaped Emblor Trailer.

  • To Come!

    Just wanted to let everyone know that as my book launch approaches, we have lots in store for you! There will be a blog tour I'll be going on, I'll be interviewing Cassidy Rae from Dead People See Me (cover model and medium), possibly an interview from a group called PSI: Ireland (who also does paranormal investigation), and more as ...

  • The Heart-Shaped Emblor

    Here is the official book cover for my novel The Heart-Shaped Emblor. It's a young adult paranormal sci-fi romance. Yes, it is a lot of things! :-) This is the first bit of fiction I wrote back in mid 2009, and after many rewrites, it's finally ready for an audience. This novel series is dear to my heart for so many ...

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