The Writer’s Life


  “You do not need to leave your room, remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait. Do not even wait, be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” Franz … Continue reading The Writer’s Life

THE MEMORY BOX Gets Translated!


It’s officially official! I am so thrilled to announce the first translation of THE MEMORY BOX will be Turkish! The foreign rights have been sold to the wonderful people at Pegusus,¬†one of Turkey’s preeminent publishing companies located in Istanbul and home to many notable authors such as Jojo Moyes, Suzanne Collins, E L James, Stieg … Continue reading THE MEMORY BOX Gets Translated!

.99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX


    I know! I can’t believe it either. It’s been three years since THE MEMORY BOX was released into the world. So much has happened since I self-published my debut novel. THE MEMORY BOX hit the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists last summer, the audiobook rights were sold at auction to … Continue reading .99 E-Book to Celebrate Third Anniversary of THE MEMORY BOX

Act Before You Think


On a Facebook writers group I’m a member of, someone started a discussion by asking who among us were Indies, who were traditionally published, and who were “authors in waiting.” I suspected the term “author in waiting” to be someone with a completed manuscript who was waiting to either secure a literary agent, or a … Continue reading Act Before You Think