You've read this blog and likely think my life is an open book and how in the hell could there be any Secret Life, but secret lives aren't necessarily spy-worthy tales to tell or skeletons in the closet. Hell, those were outed years ago by my uncle and myself. It's how we amuse ourselves, I… Continue reading The Secret Life of Jinxie G, Part II
Tag: My Dreams
Sneak Peek: ASSASSIN, Take 3
The next night is Girls’ Night Out, and boy do I ever need it. Killian’s not happy that I’m running off with the girls, but he gets it. Sometimes, you just need a night out with your friends. Once the last gal—Lillian—climbs into our rented limo, we’re off, and I sigh heavily because my best… Continue reading Sneak Peek: ASSASSIN, Take 3
Reworking the Olde
One of the hardest things for an author to do is rework an old story, one that's been sitting on the shelf gathering dust for years. The reason this is difficult is because your writing has vastly improved over the years, and to go back and fix all of your mistakes takes not only an outsider's perspective on the story, which is difficult in itself, but also a sense of humility and courage. Even if you have an editor look at it, there's still so much wrong with it. So why bother? You bother with it because it's still a story you love, just as much as every one that flows from your fingertips, and you want to share that story.