Just Randomness….

I don’t know if other authors do this, but, as I’m writing, I always create a file for my WIP titled “Scraps of Novel.” I started with 3 pages for my second novel, The Book of Hours.  As of today, I’m up to 18 pages. This goes to show you I am similar to dogs–we don’t … Read more

The Type of Review That Gladdens the Soul

Yes! 5.0 out of 5 stars An action-packed thrill ride!, June 10, 2014 By  Anita Marie Mumm – See all my reviews This review is from: The Coin (Kindle Edition) This book is a thrilling read. I was impressed with the way the author kept the pages turning and the tension high, both in the love story between Gabriela and … Read more

And So It Goes….

The Spanish author, Juan Ramón Jimenez once wrote (and Ray Bradbury used it as his opening quote in Fahrenheit 451) – “If you are given ruled paper, write the other way.” Well, in the latest chapter of The Book of Hours, I’ve been giving my characters ruled paper and they don’t like it.  They have … Read more

Maya Angelou – R.I.P.

We lost another great writer this week.  Maya Angelou – R.I.P. “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Maya Angelou


NEWS…NEWS…NEWSI will be retiring the first edition of both the print novel and its Kindle edition.  It has served me well but, sigh, we must improve.  So, the reason behind this decision is rather simple, the novel, as you well know, has a new, revamped and greatly improved cover.  Come on, let’s face it, I … Read more

Check Out My New Website

It is only the beginning… Later on, I really need to get a website manager. This is my futile (and extremely don’t-know-anything-about-technology self) attempt. Eventually, it will have links to authors, passages about the writing craft, events, workshops (for wannabe writers), other novels written by moi (and their links), even short stories I’ve written. Like … Read more

Amazon/Goodread’s Review from an author!

4.0 out of 5 stars If you like suspense seasoned with a rising attraction between two people, May 2, 2014 By Sandra M. Bruney(Wadesboro, NC United States) – See all my reviews (REAL NAME) Verified Purchase(What’s this?) This review is from: The Coin (Kindle Edition) A fast-paced thriller with well-drawn characters, a tight plot and enough … Read more