Category Archives: writing

The Top 4 Pitfalls of Running a Newsletter

At first, I was resistant to having an author newsletter.  After talking to some readers who told me of their love of author newsletters, including a friend who subscribes to over twenty of them, I changed my mind.  My newsletter … Continue reading

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Ghost at the College is free until Oct. 13th

My newest paranormal mystery, Ghost at the College, is available free on Kindle until Friday the 13th. This is the second book in the Unruly Ghost Mysteries. It contains spoilers for book one, but can be read as a standalone. … Continue reading

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Short Story- The Wolf

It’s almost Halloween, my favorite holiday of them all.  I recently sent out a wolfy short story to my newsletter subscribers and now I will share it with you.  I send out a newsletter once a week, and in every … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough

Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Enough Now, don’t get me wrong.  Empathy for others is what changes the world and I believe in the power of both positive thought and prayer.  These are important concepts to a civilization that is trying … Continue reading

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To Write or not to Write the Word Fuck

Fuck is my favorite curse word. I like it because it’s fairly nondenominational. It does not insult anyone’s religion, race, or creed. It’s a word that can be used for everything but doesn’t actually mean much of anything. I say … Continue reading

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Get my book, Ghost at the College, for free

Ghost at the College’s Kindle Scout Campaign! In the second book of the Unruly Ghost Mysteries, Bryce and Chase are back again and this time they have to find out who is stealing Louisville’s children and why. Ghost 2 is … Continue reading

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Using Real Locations in Fiction

Using Real Locations in Fiction If a writer is creating a space opera on the edges of the Coaxilian Nebula in a galaxy next door, then it is up to the writer to create all the locations out of whole … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Park’s Free Launch

Get Ghost in the Park for Free: My paranormal mystery, Ghost in the Park, was not selected for publication by Kindle Press, but that means you don’t have to wait to get a copy.  The Kindle eBook is free to … Continue reading

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Are Speech to Text Programs Useful to Writers?

Are Speech to Text Programs Useful to Writers? I belong to a writers group called 20booksto50k. The ideology behind it, is that by the time one has published twenty books, one can be making 50k a year. It’s not quite … Continue reading

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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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