Release Date for THE BLOOD KEY!

 It’s been a long time coming but THE BLOOD KEY is available for pre-order! Click HERE for the Amazon link. Click HERE for the Goodreads link. THE BLOOD KEY’s official release date for eBook and print is 11-30-2016. Here’s a fast rundown of Book One: ZENA SKALA is freed from an asylum at age eighteen […]

Read more "Release Date for THE BLOOD KEY!"

Hope, Time and Writing.

In the beginning, I wrote with wonder. I wondered what the hell I was doing. I wondered how I was going to finish writing my book. I wondered if I was any good at all. (And still, I happily ground myself on the sandpaper of writing because it was exciting to push on the inside […]

Read more "Hope, Time and Writing."

Dueling Ideas.

I swear my ideas are going to set each other’s flags on fire. What could be the problem with this? Well, let’s see, here are some thoughts: I’m trying to finish one novel while fending off the impatient mutterings and threats of another novel. (THE BLOOD KEY still needs editing and I won’t release it […]

Read more "Dueling Ideas."

Living in the moment.

Tragedy. Noun. An event resulting in great loss and misfortune. Drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity. Social media can be a beautiful tool to bring us together. It can also be a tragedy overload that bloats us with the most horrible events and happenings […]

Read more "Living in the moment."

Plotter versus Pantster.

I’ve got too many ideas to write it seems. Last class session at WTWA (West Texas Writers’ Academy), I was lucky enough to take a class with Alexandra Sokoloff on her plotting method. That’s worked out for me extremely well. For a person who always claimed to be a pantster, I turned out to be […]

Read more "Plotter versus Pantster."

Distractions and Apathy.

Fight the good fight! That’s what I tell myself daily as I drag my butt out of bed and stare at a glowing screen before the rest of the house wakes up, and I have to make it through the stress of my day job. Some days are easier than others. The thing is; I’m […]

Read more "Distractions and Apathy."

No End of Ideas.

I’ve got no end of ideas of late, but I’m finding it harder than ever to write.  Perhaps it is the endless waiting game of writing itself. The terrible and joyful pushing you do with your mind as you assert your will over your apathy. Or maybe it’s the lack of glamour, because you know […]

Read more "No End of Ideas."