Inspired to Write

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In a recent interview about my book God Doesn’t Love Us All the Same, I was asked this question: “What would you do differently if you had a chance?” My response: “I would start writing earlier in my life. I’ve always had lots of story ideas, but I never thought too seriously about being a.. read more →

Genre Confusion

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From the God Doesn’t Love Us All the Same book blog tour When asked what kind of books we like to read, we immediately think of our favorite type of story. Perhaps it’s a good romance, mystery, fantasy, sci-fi or maybe our book of choice is a thriller. With the classification of books, commonly referred.. read more →

Character Inspirations

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From the God Doesn’t Love Us All the Same book blog tour Authors are often asked about the origins of their fictional stories or characters. I personally believe that our imaginative writings are always a little autobiographical in nature. Not in the literal telling of our life’s story, but from our individual perspective of life.. read more →

The Power of the Review

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From the God Doesn’t Love Us All the Same Book Blog Tour… For some it happened quickly and for others it was a slow moving awakening. The only thing that was clear was that when the publishing revolution began, there was no turning back. The traditional business model had to evolve. Much like the music.. read more →

Writer’s Tips

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When writing, whether you’ve just started or have been around for awhile, it’s easy to fall into the “telling” trap. Especially if you blog or do any writing on the internet. There’s an unwritten rule about word count or number of scrolls and lots of readers online have developed ADORO – Attention Deficit Online Reading.. read more →

Writing Inspirations

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What inspires you to write? Here are a few tips and ideas that may encourage your creativity! Whenever I was preparing to write scenes for my book Too Many Sisters in which protagonist Callie Armstrong would interact with her estranged husband, I would listen to music by recording artist Anita Baker. Her CD “My Everything”.. read more →

Writing Flash Fiction

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I have to admit that the thought of writing flash fiction was a bit intimidating to me at first. How can you get an entire story in a few short paragraphs? For a person of many words, the very idea that I could edit myself and still convey the perfect message seemed to be a.. read more →