Teaser Tuesday: Wolfin Falls

Teaser “Maybe it’s money-grubbing Larry with a few buddies to intimidate my father,” I guessed before hopping out of the truck. I had to start dinner and finish a couple of essays. Camille grabbed my arm as soon as I was about to step onto the porch. Damn, she moved fast. “Summer, wait,” she hissed.Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday: Wolfin Falls”

“‘I will love, cherish, honor, and stay true to you. I promise to forsake all others, and love you with everything in me. I promise to allow my soul to enter the afterlife only when yours does.’ That’s what you told Mira, Deric. You promised to be her eternal spouse. And you’re telling me thatContinue reading

Memory Ln., Monday 09/14/2021

Introduction As an author, I get asked the same question by curious friends, family members, and strangers. “How did you come up with that idea?” Let me just say, that no matter how often I’m asked the question, it doesn’t get easier to answer. One would be surprised how the smallest situation like a paperContinue reading “Memory Ln., Monday 09/14/2021”

A bargain and a new release!

Hi Everyone,      First of all, I would like to thank everyone that has downloaded, reviewed, or shared “Esperanza.” You’re support has meant a lot, and I will forever be grateful for it. Today, the book “Theresa” is now available wherever books are sold. The description  and links can be found below.  It’s a niceContinue reading “A bargain and a new release!”

10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (1)

Introduction Love scenes! I have always been challenged in that department. In my earlier drafts, I either went overboard, or the kisses were underwhelming. Since I write for young adults, it is sometimes difficult to find the right level of heat. I was lucky to come across a song that could inspire me. Blurb EnlyContinue reading “10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (1)”

10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (3)

Introduction Certain songs draw out my creativity. But there are those songs that I attribute only to the project I’m working on. Think of it as a theme song. I found this song while watching an award show. And after I downloaded the song, I played it every time I was about to work onContinue reading “10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (3)”

10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (5)

Introduction I’m not sure when I first encountered this notion. But I was reading an Author’s blog. She expressed that the characters often decided their journey. I learned that lesson the hard way when writing my dystopian novel. Since the cast system idea had been thrown out, I had renamed it “The Glorious Installment.” UntilContinue reading “10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (5)”

10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (6)

Introduction Sometimes a melody alone can inspire me. The song can be the happiest of songs and will lead me down a dark path. The reverse has happened as well. I was a couple of chapters in on my third draft and needed to add more songs to my play list. My friend was dyingContinue reading “10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (6)”

10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (7)

Introduction Character development is one of those skills that I use to struggle with when I was in my early twenties. I would often times research different tactics that could help me. I came across a blog by an author. I can’t remember who it was. But the author made a point that has stayedContinue reading “10 Songs That Inspired My Dystopian Novel (7)”