Insta-love and building bridges

Kindle   H/T to Pearl for giving me a blog topic today!  I sometimes run out of steam when it’s near/around release time because…well, nerves.  FYI, just a reminder, though, there are only a few hours to enter for the ARC of DEEPER THAN NEED. This is more of a writer/storytelling/craft ramble. On twitter a […]

What do you write?

When I was in New Jersey, I went out to dinner with a lady from my street team and a couple of writers.  We had a great time and one of the writers looked at me and asked me what I wrote. But she wasn’t exactly talking about genre.  She’d mentioned a discussion she’d had with […]

Sketching stories

I had this idea at the NJRW conference to take elements from my Writing Hot workshop and devise a new sort of workshop, one on characters. I’m not, by nature, a plotter. The way I learned plotting (my way of doing it, at least) was by doing character sketches. My first attempt at a character sketch came […]

So this happened…

I decided to make a last minute pitstop before we headed onto vacation. There was an awards show and somebody told me I should really, really go. I’m really, really glad I did. The Unwilling won the National Readers Choice Award in the Novella category.  I entered Hunter’s Rise, The Departed and Stolen as well. All finaled.  This […]