I am excited to be involved in the upcoming Thunder Road Author Rally at the Maynardville Public Library in Maynardville, TN! From the website: We host authors from around the East Tennessee area for free events. Our largest author event of the year is the Thunder Road Author Rally. This year’s Rally will be on September 9th … More Thunder Road Author Rally at Maynardville Public Library! September 8, 2018
Like many people in this business, I cannot help looking around me and wondering Why?… Why did that author (who has way less followers than I do) get a big contract with their first attempt? Why does that author (who hangs out online with the same people I do) get invited to … More When you ask why…
The most recent Marvel phenomenon is a perfect example of this frightening new trend of twisting LOVE. It’s just another in a long line of movies (and books… sadly) that are twisting LOVE into a sick, cruel, unrecognizable beast that hungers only for self and instant gratification. There is an unfortunately well-known series of … More A frightening trend that shows no sign of ending anytime soon.
Anyone who knows my story, has heard this all before, so I’ll do my best to “nutshell” it here (even though novelists are notoriously bad at nutshell). Years ago, when I started sending out my first novel, I had interest from multiple sources. However, the universal complaint was that I needed to either rewrite the … More Yes, I am a Christian. No, I don’t write sweet, Christian novels that fit in a little box.
Earlier this week I saw a post from a dear friend on Facebook and my answer turned into a much bigger post than I intended – which led me to realize that I had something very important to say on the subject. Here is the post if you want to check it out: Here is my … More The one thing I would change in society if I could:
I am thrilled to be involved in the upcoming Indie Author Fair at the Bob Kirby Branch of the Warren County Public Library in Bowling Green, Kentucky! From the website: Bob Kirby Branch, 175 Iron Skillet Ct, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA map Come meet regional authors and purchase signed copies of their books. The event … More Indie Author Fair at Bob Kirby Branch Library! July 14, 2018
I received a notification a bit ago from Goodreads – and it has done MUCH to bolster my confidence. Anyone who knows me, knows THAT is a tall order. Those of us who write for small presses or indie publish tend to forget that the New York Times Bestselling authors and the USA Today Bestselling … More Looking back, Reading Troll reviews, and feeling a kinship I never expected with an author whose league I am nowhere near!
In retrospect, I am very glad that the post was on my personal profile. . . not my author page. . . though I’m sure many fans. . . readers. . . and friends don’t really differentiate between the two. And then came the reality check. . . The incomparable Debbie Dadey … More A Perspective Check
I recently saw a question on my FB newsfeed that caught my attention. Surprisingly, it was a tricky answer to form, and it depends a great deal on your perspective, I suppose. Most people, when faced with this question, tend to think about the first book that they read. I, however, had a … More What book(s) ignited your love of reading
I have SO MUCH HUGE NEWS for you! New books have released! New series are COMING! TONS of EXCITING events coming up! There’s just SOOOO MUCH! First, You have waited long enough (and so patiently)! It’s FINALLY HERE! Escape After E.L.E. is AVAILABLE!!! Who else is excited! I know I AM! And, if … More TONS of NEWS! [for anyone who does not get my newsletter]