Excerpt from THE BONE FARM

Available for preorder on October 1, 2022 Rose pulls back the curtain and gazes at the dusky sky. It’s almost dark, and Henry should be coming in for dinner soon, bringing Leroy with him. He and that farmhand have become thick as thieves, and she wishes Henry had never hired him. Why hire a farmhandContinue reading “Excerpt from THE BONE FARM”

Finding the Right Beta-Reader

I knew what beta testing was, but I never knew there was such a thing as “beta readers” until I really dove into the writing world online. Editors I got, proof-readers made sense. But I didn’t know there was this whole other animal that would read your book and provide that esoteric feedback that includedContinue reading “Finding the Right Beta-Reader”

Author Life Is Fun

It’s been about a month since Chosen By A Killer was published, and it’s been a great few weeks. I’ve loved hearing about people’s enjoyment of the book, loved signing copies and meeting people, and yes, I’ve loved seeing the sales every day. Someone asked me at the book signing at Vertillo’s the other nightContinue reading “Author Life Is Fun”

Choosing the Voices I Heed

Learning who to allow into my audience Several years ago, someone sent me a poem about the people who are part of the audience of your life. The piece explored who should be allowed in our front row. It was powerful, and I read it repeatedly, even saved it in a Word document. That wasContinue reading “Choosing the Voices I Heed”