Archive | December 2011

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Natalie Star

Natalie Star has some exciting news. Her debut YA novel, The Keeper, will be released in ten short days. Ten days! In honor of this awesome accomplishment, I offered to help generate some interest in this novel which shouldn’t be too hard considering how great it sounds.  Book Blurb: The morning of her sixteenth birthday, Billie feels blessed despite the […]


Here’s the deal with networking; I suck at it. I don’t doubt my skills, okay maybe a little, and I certainly don’t doubt the skills of all my awesome author friends, but people aren’t very interested in what I have to say whether it be about writing or the shape of the clouds. Admittedly, I […]

Chapter 9 Teaser

  “Uh-oh,” Leander said glancing in my direction. “Somebody’s got the look.”  “The look of annoyance, boredom and pain?” “None of the above,” he replied keeping his tone light. “You’re wondering what puts the ‘super’ in my ‘natural’ abilities.” His comment was clever and sort of cute, but that didn’t mean shit. He’d made fun […]


Vira Silk is a little jaded. Her job isn’t a happy one, but like any job it has to get done. She doesn’t mind the late hours or horrific gore. It’s all part of being a Crime Scene Clean Up Member. When Vira comes to a place where some person has drawn their last breath, […]

Fleshing out your Characters

Leander Easter was something of a mystery to me before the night before last. As any author will tell you, getting to know your characters is just like getting to know a new friend. They have mannerisms, attitudes, morals or lack thereof just as any person might, but what happens when the character your writing isn’t […]

Messy Death Cast

Vira Silk Leander Easter   Emon Nowl Lentle Maste Rally

Now We’re Cooking with Gas!

Chapter 8 is complete. I have to go through, edit and add a few things, but for the most part it is 5,625 words of done! I feel terrific. Of course, I won’t know if it’s an “info dump” chapter until my crit partners review it, so I’m a little nervous about that, but that’s […]