In November, I wrote 50,000 words of a novel, that I've titled A Thousand Years. The novel needs another 30,000-ish more words but I'm still proud of myself for getting out the first 50,000 in 30 days. Here on my blog, I've shared some short fiction or vignettes from the novel here. These little bits … Continue reading Naming Novel Characters & Editing
My heart is a liar. Sometimes. Sometimes she's just a little confused. I run through every moment. I relive what has been said, what has been left unspoken, and the little things that mean more to me than they probably should. Someday, when I look back on this time in my life, I know it … Continue reading My Heart is a Liar
It has been a little over a week since I started writing furiously on my new novel. Here's my A Thousand Years - NaNoWriMo update: I've written 18,154 words so far. I'm so proud of myself. Why even deny it? I'm excited. I am working really hard at not doing things I normally do when … Continue reading A Thousand Years – NaNoWriMo Update
I am made of salt and sand and the deep jade green of the Atlantic. The salt air courses through my veins. This place, these waves, the sea glass and shells with rounded edges, beaten constantly in the surf, are the pieces and places of my very soul. The heady scent of the ocean air … Continue reading Sea Glass Hearts
On Facebook, I've shared some quick, "new" fiction. One, flash fiction of sorts, can be found HERE. It's a love story in less than 500 words. It sounds like something from my Macon & Ava's story. Maybe it will go in the sequel? "He, the beautiful man of the hard way, is a challenge I … Continue reading New Fiction to Share
Brushing a girl's hair behind her ear once a day will solve more problems than all those therapists and drugs. - Atticus I'm writing a love story. I thought I was stuck. Last weekend, I thought I'd never get past this mess of my own heart. The pieces still broken - fearing hope. But the … Continue reading A Love Story in Progress
My novel, Chasing Hope, is on sale! The Kindle version is 80% off and the paperback version is 50% off! The sale is for a limited time only. Find the book, here. You can read what some of my readers have said here, here, or here. To read excerpts, go here, here & here. … Continue reading Huge Sale!
It has been a month of Sundays since I've done a #SampleSunday post. Here's an excerpt from my novel, Chasing Hope. You can read what some of my readers had to say about Chasing Hope, here. You can read other excerpts, here, & here.
If I can be outside, I'm going to be outside. Thankfully, the weather has turned just slightly here in the south. It's still humid. But our days have cooled just enough that being outside isn't torture anymore. That is always good for my soul. Now to get back to work on book two of Macon … Continue reading Where I Work