NaNoWriMo Update #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. November is behind us, and another National Novel Writing Month is in the books. I honestly didn’t know if I could do it – writing a minimum of 1667 words per day to reach 50K by November 30. But… Drum Roll Please… I did it! On November 29, I crossed the line of... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo #WIPWednesday

Hey everyone. Can I cheat a little this week? This is neither a work in publication or a work in progress (unless you count my character sketches and outline). I am taking the plunge and participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. In case you don’t know, November is National Novel Writing Month. The goal (or challenge)... Continue Reading →

The Keeper’s House #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. Time for another WIP Wednesday. A couple of weeks ago, I posted about Macabre Sanctuary, an anthology published by AIW Press. I wrote The Keeper’s House for inclusion in that collection. Today, I’ll tell you the story behind the story. Rain fell steadily on an April night in Deep East Texas. We’d had... Continue Reading →

Macabre Sanctuary #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. It’s October. A time ghosts, goblins, werewolves, vampires, and just about any other creature you can imagine. Halloween is only a few weeks away, so what time to read some spooky stories? I’ve contributed in several anthologies with other authors. Macabre Sanctuary is a collection of ten short stories published by AIW Press... Continue Reading →

Woman in Black #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. A couple of weeks ago, I shared a photo of a house that served as inspiration for a short story. I first wrote and published this piece several years ago as First Friday Fiction. The original post was all telling (and I do mean ALL). It was only around 350 words. I’ve learned... Continue Reading →

Unseen Motives Playlist #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. It’s time for another WIP Wednesday. This week is another “work in publication." The idea of creating a playlist, or soundtrack for my novels didn’t occur to me until after I had published Unseen Motives. Given the main character in Unknown Reasons was a part-time drummer who loved music, it seemed fitting for... Continue Reading →

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