Category Archives: Fiction

Get my newest book, Ghost in the Park, for free!

Get my newest book, Ghost in the Park, for free! It’s Kindle Scout time again, and I’m really excited about this one. Ghost in the Park starts its thirty-day campaign today. I was very pleased with my last book’s launch, … Continue reading

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Nick of Time is Free for the Fourth!

My paranormal thriller, Nick of Time, is free on Kindle today.  The 4th of July is it’s last free day, so grab a copy while you can. Nick has to save people. Every. Damn. Day. Nick Callaghan’s life has become … Continue reading

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Top 7 Newbie Writer Mistakes

We all start out somewhere. None of us are awesome novel writers right off the bat. That’s to be expected. No one goes straight from “I think I might write a book” to Stephen King, writing superstar, just as no … Continue reading

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The Many Dangers of Publishing Too Soon.

The Many Dangers of Publishing Too Soon. This is a subject I’ve touched on before, but a recent experience has convinced me to devote an entire blog post to it. I bought an e-book, the first of a series, because … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Romance Sale!

If you’re looking for a new romance read, here’s a bunch for your perusal. Some are new releases, and some (including my Descending) are on sale for $.99 from now until the 14th. Check them out! 1) Marilyn Vix Genre: … Continue reading

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Wyrd House Kindle Scout Campaign Begins!

It’s time! After ages of prep, my paranormal mystery, Wyrd House, is up on Kindle Scout. What it means: Kindle Scout is an Amazon program where anyone can enter a novel and have a chance to get it published by … Continue reading

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In Defense of Fanfic

In the world of fiction writing, fanfiction seems to be the red-headed stepchild. Despite the fact that there are published books of authorized fanfic (like every Star Trek or Star Wars novel ever published) as well as fanfic that has … Continue reading

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Writing News- Book three is finished!

Last night, I finished my third novel, Descending. Huzzah! Descending is a shorter (62k) romance that I intend to send straight out to a publisher. Not one of the big 5, but a smaller publisher with a good reputation. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Update News- Wyrd House

My paranormal romance, Wyrd House, has been updated at last! Chapter eleven can be found here. Sorry for the long delay between chapters. As I have mentioned before, the new job and some work on Ghost in the Park slowed … Continue reading

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Our definition of “contemporary” is out of date

A thread on my favorite writer forum, Absolute Write’s Water Cooler, reminded me of something that I’ve been questioning myself.  Our culture seems very slow to re-qualify what constitutes terms such as “classic” and “historical.” Case in point, if you … Continue reading

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