Once upon a time, I, like my father, would criticize everything about a story, whether it be a book or tv show or movie. Does everything line up, or are there loops needing to be closed? Plot holes! We've got plot holes here! Are the characters relatable? Was it executed well both in writing and… Continue reading Critiquing Stories
Once Upon a Writer
When I was eight years old, my maternal grandmother gave me a typewriter and taught me how to type on it. Both of my grandmothers worked at Arizona State University back in the day. Anyway, g-ma Ethel was my first typing instructor and what she taught me that day stayed with me until my freshman… Continue reading Once Upon a Writer
If you're one of my clients, or a potential new client, you may want to read this.... We're coming up on August soon, which is the start of school here and my busiest time of year at the day job, so the entire month of August is blocked out to any type of editing or… Continue reading Editing News
On Writing and Life…oh, and a New Book!
One day I realized I was letting that bitch take my creativity from me.... Something happened several years ago that resulted in the loss of friendships, the loss of someone I'd considered a brother, but at the same time helped me break free from a cycle of manipulation that, under different circumstances had I not just… Continue reading On Writing and Life…oh, and a New Book!
Gods and Devils
Calling all devils.... I have a new book coming out!!! OMG! *bounces* Okay, look...I know I just released one last fall and this might be a bit too soon considering it's usually years between book releases from me, but let's try to move past that and celebrate. Not-so-coincidentally, this new book—The Devil of Dating—shares the… Continue reading Gods and Devils
Countdown to Halloween
...or as I like to call it, All Hallow's Eve. To celebrate, I thought I'd run a special on this book I released on August 31st. You may have heard of it--Dusk of Death: an Armen Leza, Demon Hunter novel. It's a fun little supernatural thriller I wrote, containing some of my favorite characters. Dusk… Continue reading Countdown to Halloween
Good morning, Readers! I am ecstatic to announce that Dusk of Death: an Armen Leza, Demon Hunter novel is available now on Amazon and the print will be available very soon! If you're so inclined, you may also join the Facebook event today. Celebrate! Win awesome prizes, one of which is a Kindle Fire! Have fun! Check… Continue reading Release Day!!!
And All Hell Breaks Loose!
Dust off your demon hunting skills, kids, it's about to get sporty. *ahem* Sorry. I'm channeling Mike Banning from London Has Fallen. *whispers* If you haven't seen that movie yet, do it! Okay, so.....I can't believe it's finally here and yet, I'm just now getting around to the damn post on my blog because that's… Continue reading And All Hell Breaks Loose!
The Secret Life of Jinxie G: Part IV
....you want me to go out? Social Anxiety! ACK! Yeah, it's a problem I have. I want to go hang out with friends, yet I don't because Oh My Fuck, I have to interact with people (strangers) and what if I say or do something stupid. I mean, I have no problem laughing at myself, but… Continue reading The Secret Life of Jinxie G: Part IV
Cover Reveal: Born of Magic
Today, I'm welcoming my friend and awesome author Missy Jane to reveal the cover of her next Gargoyle Masters series book, and let me tell you if you haven't read the first one, Born of Stone, get to it. I even left you a nice little link directly to the book on Amazon. I'm nice like… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Born of Magic