“My love for you is strong Lord it brings me to my knees It was born in the wild” - Ryan Adams It is untamed. Wild and unplanned. I wake deep in thought, recalling the mornings in the Redwoods - the air cold and damp. There was nothing around but the untouched forest. Standing there, … Continue reading Wild Things
Photo by Ashley Knedler Here's another excerpt of my novel about Lacey Mays. You can find the first excerpt, here. You can find my other fiction, here. 2015 Whoever said you can’t go home again, forgot to pass that message on to Declan Jones. He called Lacey Mays three days ago. Scarlett Montgomery James, her … Continue reading Fiction Series ~ Lacey #2
When Lacey Mays was five-years old, just days before she started Kindergarten, her father killed himself. If anyone in the county had been asked, they would have said it was only a matter of time that either Bob or Donna Mays would have ended up dead. They fed more than one of each other’s addictions … Continue reading Lacey Mays
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
You walked by me one day a couple of years ago, totally unaware I existed. I sat up and took notice. I thought maybe you were the most handsome man I'd ever laid eyes on. I know now that actually is the case. You feign calm indifference. But I see through you. Your gentleness and … Continue reading If a writer falls for you . . .
My novel, Chasing Hope, is about . . . hope, light, and healing after fighting your way through grief. It's about loss and renewal. It's about finding a family where and when you least expect it. I'm hoping to return back to my Sample Sunday tradition to end 2018 & head into a new & … Continue reading Hope When We Least Expect It
It is summer. Eastern Carolina is a sight to behold in the summer, even more so on the coast where the air is like a sultry, sexy Flamenco. It just seeps way down deep into your bones. The light in the early evening is like this living thing. It almost breathes. Deep. It wraps me … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Hard Way
In June, in honor of the one year anniversary of my book being published, it was on sale. This month, I'm doing a little giveaway. Hop on over to my Facebook page for details & to enter!
One year ago today, my novel was published. It was a long time coming. I started writing this book so long ago. Like all of us, as we grow and change over the years, it changed too. But it was always about family, adoption, and love. To celebrate the anniversary of finally chasing my dreams … Continue reading Chasing Dreams – Book Anniversary