The Dreaded Red Pen – A Publishing Update

I haven't posted in a few months, but I wanted to update those of you who are following my publishing journey. I said back in July that I planned to self-publish Stoker's Mill, my first novel. Since then, however, I've really felt God leading me to publish my second novel, Subversive. Subversive is the first book … Continue reading The Dreaded Red Pen – A Publishing Update

God Knocked Me Off My High Horse: My Long (and Rocky) Publishing Journey

When I finished my first novel in 2012, I sent the manuscript to a professional editor who also coordinated a yearly writer's conference that I planned on attending. After she completed her initial read-through of the book, she emailed me back and said, "Wow! You’ve kept me up turning pages (well, scrolling through pages on my … Continue reading God Knocked Me Off My High Horse: My Long (and Rocky) Publishing Journey

BOOK REVIEW: THE CHAIN BY ADRIAN MCKINTY

Title: THE CHAIN Author: ADRIAN MCKINTY Genre: Thriller / Suspense Publication Date: July 9, 2019 by Mulholland Books The Premise: A young girl, Kylie, is kidnapped while waiting for her school bus. Her mother, Rachel, receives a phone call soon afterwards. The kidnappers are parents whose own child has been kidnapped and is currently being … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE CHAIN BY ADRIAN MCKINTY

Book Review: The Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Something wonderful just happened in my life. I discovered that I could receive ARC's (Advance Reading Copy) of books PRIOR to their publication. Sometimes months in advance! The best part . . . they're completely FREE! If I'm interested in reading a particular book, I send a request to the publisher, and if I'm selected, … Continue reading Book Review: The Escape Room by Megan Goldin

My 10 Favorite Reads (Fiction)

Yes. It was hard to pick only ten books. How did I choose? Well, I almost never read a book more than once because life is too short. There are so many awesome authors/books out there that it's silly to waste time reading anything more than once. However, the stories listed below are unique in … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Reads (Fiction)