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Have you read my novel yet?

If you’ve been patiently waiting for the sequel, I am looking forward to bringing you Still Life in Ice by the end of the year—if all goes to plan! You will not want to miss what's going to happen to our southern Delaware coast in this winter thriller!

Simple Ways to Sell Your Book

When my novel, Still Life in Blood, came out in 2013, I had an “instant” following in my local writers’ group (Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild) since I had spent the previous 8 years at Free Writes! writing bits and pieces of it. I sold a hefty amount of books at my local book store (Browseabout Books).

Passions. Passionate. Passion.

We all have it. Whether it’s a passion for words, for our lover, or a favorite food. But what does it mean? To be passionate? Or to have a passion for something? Or to live passionately? How and why do we say these things? Before we get to that, let me first explain the meaning [...]

Fierce.

I've shared this story from an unknown author before, but it's worth sharing again. Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as [...]

Rest. Relax. Repeat.

I just got back from Aruba. Thursday night. It was a bumpy flight. But hitting the tarmac at BWI, though rainy and cold and very windy, I felt exhilarated. It was only supposed to be a relaxing, budget-friendly vacation away from work and the normal, everyday craziness. A time to chill out and unwind and [...]

About today…

After viewing Facebook today with all the negativity, these are things everyone should do (and, yes, I need to take my own advice)…. One: Thank the Goddess you are alive and breathing. You were given another day. Use it wisely. Don't squander it. Don't wish harm on others. For that matter, don’t wish on others [...]

Never Stop Loving

“A relationship should not be measured in months or years. It's the calibre of the memories that matter. Their impact, their permanence, and the degree to which they change you. I've had relationships lasting years I can now scarcely recollect, and hours with others that feel like infinities.” – Beau Taplin One night, while sitting [...]