Writing Wednesday Inspo: Taking Risks


For some reason, the idea of creative risk-taking keeps coming to mind today. I usually think about it when I hear Bohemian Rhapsody and remember what Queen’s agent said to the band (in the movie) when they wanted to record it as a single: “Opera? Six minutes long? No radio station will ever play it.” … Continue reading Writing Wednesday Inspo: Taking Risks

(Mostly Undiscussed) Advice for Beginning Authors


One of the great joys of speaking at a writer’s conference is meeting new authors. Many are starting their writing career, and they’re often seeking advice. While I’m certainly no expert, I seem to have a firsthand grasp of the pitfalls. From my experience, this is my advice. On How To Start: If you haven’t … Continue reading (Mostly Undiscussed) Advice for Beginning Authors

Celebrate National Pie Month at The Book House ‘Pies in Literature’ Event


Hey Pie Lovers! I know you’re out there—and I’ve got some news for you. February is National Pie month, so what better way to celebrate than at a book store pie contest! Do you bake a mean pie? Or maybe the mention of pie gets you dreamy eyed and salivating? Join me and the Farm … Continue reading Celebrate National Pie Month at The Book House ‘Pies in Literature’ Event

Sales of The Memory Box Surpass 200,000 Books Worldwide!


Even as I type out that headline, I can’t believe it. My modest self-published thriller—who would’ve thunk it? The thing that caused years of frustration and disappointment is now responsible for  unexpected squeals and ripples of joy. To mark this occasion, I recently sat down to answer some of my most frequently asked reader questions. … Continue reading Sales of The Memory Box Surpass 200,000 Books Worldwide!