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The Lady of The Lake

Welcome to the first post of my new Legends and Lore series. After completing last year's posts about the Native American moon names, I debated on something to take its place. Since I enjoy hearing stories about legends and folklore, I thought exploring them a bit more would be fun. While somewhat similar to Mystery … Continue reading The Lady of The Lake

My 2022 Writing Goals

Hey, everyone. We’re already well into 2022, so this is a good time to list my writing goals for this year. I’ll also tell you a bit about the projects I’m working on this year. A Book of Shorts (working title) is a collection of thirteen short stories. I’ve shared a couple of excerpts in … Continue reading My 2022 Writing Goals

December Book Reviews @dlfinnauthor @jacqbiggar @1rburkey

Hey, everyone. Last year I read over sixty books, something I haven't done in a while. I wrote and posted reviews for the majority of them. This year, I'm doing things a bit differently. Rather than posting individual reviews (except in some cases), I plan to write a monthly review post. Also, I'm only posting … Continue reading December Book Reviews @dlfinnauthor @jacqbiggar @1rburkey

Overtoun Bridge #MysteryMonday

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season. Time to kick of 2022 with a new Mystery Monday post. This month, we’re going across the pond to the country of Scotland. Overtoun House is a nineteenth-century country mansion built between 1860 and 1863 near West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Originally owned by James White, … Continue reading Overtoun Bridge #MysteryMonday

2021 Wrap Up

I survived a week of Snowmaggedon... Published two books... Completed five years as a contributing author for Story Empire... Read sixty-five books... and published one hundred thirty-four blog posts. Connected with old friends and made new ones along the way. I wish everyone a Merry Christmas... and a Happy New Year. See you in 2022!

December – The Cold Moon

Hey, everyone. It’s hard to believe we’re at the twelfth and final post in a series on Native American names for full moons. If you've missed any of the others, here's the list. The Wolf Moon (January)The Snow Moon (February)The Worm Moon (March)The Pink Moon (April)The Flower Moon (May)The Strawberry Moon (June)The Thunder Moon (July)The … Continue reading December – The Cold Moon

Thank You, John Denver

Inspiration for my stories comes from many different places. Sometimes it’s an observation made in a crowded restaurant. It may be from a photo prompt or from a family story. Other times, ideas just pop in my head. But often, it’s songs from favorite groups or singers. John Denver’s music inspired some of my early … Continue reading Thank You, John Denver