A friend of mine asked me recently "Why don't you have a Podcast?" My answer was "I don't have time for that." But really, I have no idea why I'm not doing a Podcast. Partly, because it seems like something I would need time and prep and a following for. I mean, doesn't this blog... Continue Reading →
Today's selection is a micro-fiction/personal essay that I wrote for #PaperDarts' 2nd annual micro Fiction Award. (Click here for the link to the award description.) I missed the deadline for the award, so I thought I would publish it here for you. Enjoy!
So, if you've been following my blog for the last month, you probably know about my latest struggles with my first novel manuscript. But in case you need a quick refresher: Feb 2017-- Beta Reads and feedback. Major rewrites needed for first half of book Mar-Apr - Did the major rewrites on first chapters for a contest... Continue Reading →
**Note: There will be some stereotyping in this post (denotative meaning) to achieve a lighthearted and fun (connotative meaning) tone. (In other words, get the heck over yourself, and have some fun! It's Black Panther week!)** With not just the highest pre-sales record for a Marvel® movie, but now the highest pre-sales record for any superhero... Continue Reading →
Since it's voting day in the US, I've just posted a poll about my eStory "Twenty-Four Hours of Freedom" on its FB page. I've been getting some steady feedback about wanting a sequel, so I'd like to know what you think? So I keep getting feedback that 24 hours with Owen and Makayla are not... Continue Reading →
While I appreciate and respect laws, especially copyright laws, I don't know everything about them. That's most writers, unless you're also in the legal field. The most that I've learned about the law I've learned from re-runs of Law and Order and Drop Dead Diva (which, FYI, did an episode about copyright infringement with a "50 Shades"-like novel).... Continue Reading →
If you're local to Charlotte, NC (or know a writer who is), the Mountain Island branch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Library is having its October Writer's Group Meeting on October 14, 2017 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Guest speaker will be from Park Road Books to talk about bookselling.
Check out this review on Goodreads, if you want to view the hidden spoiler content. It's just, like, 2 sentences. 😉 (The rest of the text is below) Review on All From Dreams: Book One: The Seodrassian Chronicles by Bethanie F. DeVors My rating: 4 of 5 stars So, Full Disclosure: I'm a friend of the... Continue Reading →