Surprise!


A few weeks ago I went to the beach with the grandkids. We did the usual beach things, playing in the sand, digging for sand crabs, and splashing in the water. But sometimes unexpected things…

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It’s So Hard to Say Good-bye


Good-byes are hard for me. So it’s no surprise I’m feeling a little sad that I’m finishing up my fourth novel, Flood of the Fire. You see, it’s the final book in the series I…

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The End is in Sight


I’ve finally made it to the last chapter of Flood of the Fire! Most of the loose ends have been tied up…except one major point. Will Tereka ever find out what her parents named her?…

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She Didn’t Mean to Kill the Butterflies


Have you heard about the girl who thought it would be a great idea to release butterflies at her wedding? I can imagine the sight. Hundreds of brightly colored wings fluttering as the rose in…

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More Acclaim for Flight of the Spark


Flight of the Spark was awarded an IndieBRAG medallion. Just what is an IndieBRAG medallion, you might wonder? The Book Reader Appreciation Group reviews and judges indie books against specific literary criteria. Of the books…

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My Battle with Inertia


This week I started writing the first book in my next series. Typing those first few words was a battle with inertia. And fear. And procrastination driven by fear. Even though I kept telling myself…

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Two Awards for Sting of the Scorpion


There’s cause for celebration in my house. The reason? The Book Fest awards were announced. I’m thrilled to tell you that Sting of the Scorpion won not one but two awards! Second Place for Epic,…

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Someone’s Watching Me


Ever get the sense someone is watching you? A week or so ago I was diligently typing away, revising a scene from Flood of the Fire, when the back of my neck started prickling. I…

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More Acclaim for Sting of the Scorpion


Readers’ Favorite gave Sting of the Scorpion a five-star review! It’s always such a joy when a reviewer understands the themes behind the conflicts and emotions of my characters. This one nailed it with her…

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The Latest Buzz about Sting of the Scorpion


A few more reviews of Sting of the Scorpion have been posted. Here’s what some people are saying: If you like grounded fantasy with high stakes and strong, interesting characters, you will enjoy this series….

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