A Reluctant Assassin: is the gender ratio imbalanced or just right?

  Recently I was reading over A Reluctant Assassin (more on why later) and I found myself wondering what it is that some of my reviewers don’t enjoy about the story. I mean, I had to pull myself out of it to search for the specifics I had opened it looking for (again… more on … More A Reluctant Assassin: is the gender ratio imbalanced or just right?

Kayden is Cassion: Star Wars, Rogue One, the Order of the MoonStone, the Rebel Alliance, and the Galactic Empire | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop extras #2

In preparation for my workshop at the Kentucky Writer’s Workshop, I dusted off an old post that I never finished because it never sounded quite right… When I watched Rogue One last year, I kept watching Jyn and thinking “WOW! Now that’s totally my Kayden.” But I was wrong and when one particular scene played, I realized … More Kayden is Cassion: Star Wars, Rogue One, the Order of the MoonStone, the Rebel Alliance, and the Galactic Empire | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop extras #2

Deadlines… Daily Word Counts… and Doses of Reality…

Yesterday, this was almost accurate. Looming deadlines… frustrations… and lack of sleep was NOT my friend. Several things that happened last year put me way… way… way behind schedule – which has affected every project since and had me on edge for awhile now. It also means that the last 10 months have been a mad … More Deadlines… Daily Word Counts… and Doses of Reality…

DON’T MISS the cover reveal for TAKEN: book 1 of the Andarii Chronicles

In less than two months, we will reveal the cover for TAKEN, the novel that has been in the making for more than 7 years! YES! I’m excited! YES! I can hardly wait to share it with you! YES! I feel as if this is the BIGGEST moment in my career to date! I hope … More DON’T MISS the cover reveal for TAKEN: book 1 of the Andarii Chronicles

Movies just aren’t what they used to be. . .

What happened to the days when movie studios were honest and up-front about what kind of movie they were presenting… What happened to the days when a movie studio catered to a specific audience… and didn’t try to trick viewers who would normally steer clear of certain genres into watching? They sneak previews for movies … More Movies just aren’t what they used to be. . .

Cover Reveal: Escape After E.L.E. – book 2 in the Frozen World Series!

Many of you have been waiting–not always patiently– for book 2 in my new series, and I am thrilled to tell you it is finally on it’s way! Editing is happening at the moment and as long as nothing else earth shattering happens, it will be released in January! Are you as excited as I … More Cover Reveal: Escape After E.L.E. – book 2 in the Frozen World Series!