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5 New Writing Prompts

In this new world of ‘safer at home’, I’m finding keeping myself motivated to write more and more of a challenge. Apparently, my muse is also practicing social distancing! If you’re finding it difficult to get the creative juices flowing, here are five new writing prompts to help! You wake up one morning and find […]

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Ninety-nine Cent Novellas

After taking a break from writing, I’m seeing my ninety-nine cent novellas with fresh eyes. Which means reworking, lots and lots of reworking! This past weekend, I spent some time working on Signs, including writing and editing a full chapter of the story. Which led to a full reworking of the outline. I don’t work […]

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Ruth Long, Age 88

I’m enjoying revisiting Ruth Long, Age 88 after a bit of a break. The story is drafted and is in the process of being edited. As that process is coming to an end, I’m looking ahead at continuing the series. When I started mapping out this series, I was inspired by series, like Modern Love […]

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99 Cent Novellas

Welcome back readers! I decided to take a little hiatus for some self-care time recently but I am happy to be back at the keyboard working again. Taking a break means release of the ninety-nine cent novella double feature is going to be pushed back just a little. I will update when I have a […]

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The House on Maple Street

I would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote for the cover art for The House on Maple Street. The art was one of ten books participating in the February 2020 contest on Alternative-Read.com. The contest included a collection of 10 amazing book covers. Voting took place throughout the month of March […]

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Book Review: Hiding in Plain Sight

By Betty Lauer Hiding in Plain Sight is the true story of one young woman’s survival in Nazi-occupied Poland. While waiting for their visas to America, in order to rejoin her father, Betty, along with her mother and sister, were rounded up and expelled from Germany, to Poland. This began a six-year ordeal of living […]

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Book Review: The Hunt

By Jacqueline Terrill Rachel Blackstone finds her world suddenly rocked when her husband of 30 years suddenly changes. Their once happy and financial stable life suddenly comes crumbling down around her and all she wants is to get out. A trip to a friend’s cabin offers a chance to recharge but Rachel’s in-laws aren’t willing […]

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And The Nominees Are…

The cover art for The House on Maple Street is nominated for an award on Alternative Read! And it’s one of the featured works among the nominees!! But I need your help. My cover art was designed by my friend and artist, Maggie Boraz (follow her on IG at @maggieboraz). There are so many elements […]

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99 Cent Novellas

I am back to work on the 99 cent novella double feature! I’m currently working on drafting “The Package”. Noa is shaping up into a really interesting character. Currently, the chapter I’m working on dives into her back story. Her childhood discovery of the Cold War and her fascination with spies. A scholarship program that […]

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Ruth Long, Age 88

The first pass through of editing is complete on Ruth Long, Age 88. I’m a relatively fast typist but apparently need to work on my accuracy! The number of times I missed words like ‘a’ and ‘to’ was unbelievable. I think it boosted my word count! There’s still more work to be done before I’ll […]

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