I've been diligently working on my latest novel I have creatively named PROJECT THREE. No, that is not the final title, it's just what I'm currently calling this unnamed novel until I figure it out. So far, the writing is going well. I've hit my word counts everyday and I am on track to having this baby done by the end of the summer. Well, at least the 1st draft.) Since I'm all immersed in it, and feeling very zen and happy, I thought maybe you'd be interested in reading a sn
Today I was going through some pictures, and I realized I never posted anything about my research trip to Fredericksburg, Texas. How did that never happen? Well, I'm going to make up for it today. When I was writing THE HAUNTING OF RED BLOOD HILL, I ran into a few problems. Most of them stemmed from lack of knowledge about the time period because the story is set in 1939, which is the tail end of the Great Depression and shortly before we engaged in World War II. If you go to
I read quite a bit, and I love sharing what I'm reading! I've been on a YA kick here recently. Here are some of the books I've read the past few weeks. AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR, by Nancy Weiland A quick read about parents who collude to kill their children. Here's the blurb from Amazon: Let’s not die today. Not even to make things easier for our parents.
When a building collapses around five teenagers—and they just barely escape—they know something strange is going on. Lit
I started a new manuscript. Let's do that again. I started a new manuscript!!!! Phew. Now that that's out, let me take a breath. This will be my 3rd novel (4th if you count the never published 1st novel I wrote that was all kinds of horrid), and I am still trying to feel it out. I've hit chapter five, and the characters are starting to form. I'm beginning to understand their stories, and new twists are coming from every angle. These are all good things, and I'm thankful it's