Catching up with the Newbie Author Challenge!

I finished writing my first novel, While Sleeping, in 2019. It is a thriller that includes art it its many forms, female friendship and empowerment, a hidden room with an unknown occupant, horrendous crimes of rape and sex trafficking, and a serial killer. While not a police procedural, the law enforcement officers engaged with theContinue reading “Catching up with the Newbie Author Challenge!”

Throw it on the pile

Where does inspiration come from? It’s funny how a single line of something you hear can spark an idea for a story. For my first novel, I had been watching Colony, a sci-fi series with that blond-headed guy from Lost. You know which one I’m talking about. At some point one character is asked ifContinue reading “Throw it on the pile”

A sneak peak at “While Sleeping”

Trigger warnings: Gun violence. January 29, 2014 Youngstown, Ohio It was after midnight and Jakob and Cindy had just walked into their second bar. The entryway was slippery, the flimsy mat doing nothing to combat the snow the patrons were bringing in. They hung their coats and walked toward the bar, happy to see thereContinue reading “A sneak peak at “While Sleeping””