Love In the Key Of Magic

My second novel, Love In The Key Of Magic is now available on Amazon. I have also added links here, on Bookbub and Goodreads so that you can easily purchase your own copy. If you like romance that sparks early but takes a little while to flame fully, a mystery to solve, a bit of …

Mark Your Calendar

The release date for Love in the Key of magic is November 1. That is this week! I am excited about this book, and the characters you will meet. I think you will love reading Claire and Alex's story as much as I have writing, and will find Archimedes the perfect feline companion for Claire. …

Threshold

She stood outside the door watching Friends she'd walked away from People she loved and missed In a setting she'd once found grounding. They knew That her world had been rent asunder The pieces scattered, Sucked into the gravitational pull Of loss, grief, uncertainty. She was--adrift, needing what she thought they might offer. Yet she …

Running for Cover

One of the things an independent, unsigned author must do is, well everything. We do our own research, our own revisions, often our own editing, marketing, sales, and of course the writing. Some of us are lucky to have enough artistic skills to design a good cover for the book. With Tapestry of Family, I …

Cup of Tea

Phil Sampson woke up with a start. The first thing he saw was the bone china teacup in his hand the dregs of its contents still rippling from his body jerking when he awoke. He couldn't believe he had fallen asleep. In 28 years working with the city, he had never once slept on the …

Marketing and Me

I love writing. I love characters bugging me at 3 A.M. asking "but what about this?". I love doing research on information supplied to help make my stories more real, like what river flows through a certain city, or do olive trees grow in the setting I'm writing about. I love working at taking an …