The Seance is here

The Seance (A Dark Summons Novel) is now available on Kindle. The paperback will be ready by October 4th. This is my second self-published book--the second book I've published this year. I'm super excited to finally see this book published and I hope readers enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it. If you're … Continue reading The Seance is here

The Rise of New Adult Fiction

There's a problem in Teen and Young Adult Fiction, and if you're a parent of a teen or an author who writes YA, you know what I'm talking about. The age group gravitating toward Young Adult fiction seems to get younger and younger every year. YA appeals to readers of many ages. I love it. … Continue reading The Rise of New Adult Fiction


Fantasy and paranormal novels tell tales of the extraordinary. The hero gains magical powers or obtains a gift others do not possess. The heroine embarks upon a life-or-death mission and finds her inner strength while on her quest. There is adventure, romance, and mystery. And, there is always an event that defines the main character, … Continue reading Extraordinary

Super Fantastical News

The book cover for The Claiming Words is complete. I'm so happy. And, so grateful to the brilliantly talented Catherine LaPointe for all the work she put into making the cover super fantastic. Check it out: highly recommend that you pop over to Catherine's website so you can check out her work. She does illustrations, … Continue reading Super Fantastical News

The Fear of Flying

Flying in an airplane is the least of my worries. My biggest fear is change. Flying away from life as I know it and barreling toward a new existence. There is no adventure without risk. It's difficult to put everything on the line, to decide to leave the known in search of the unknown. What … Continue reading The Fear of Flying