Newbie Author Challenge: Currently Reading

I am currently reading three books, The Witching Hour by Anne Rice, Bad People by Craig Wallwork, and Solitude by Dean M. Cole. (Amazon Associate Links) SPOILERS AHEAD. The Witching Hour is an immense undertaking, and I am not even half-way through. It is a slow unfolding of the story of a family of witches,Continue reading “Newbie Author Challenge: Currently Reading”

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”

Inside this Box

Inside this boxA lifeOf false starts and shattered hopes Of empty promises And loneliness so thick that cardboard edges weep with it So close to a fulfilled dreamDo you even want it anymore Do you wantAnything Not the cold want of consumerismBut the want of lifeOf greenness exploding from soft earthOf human feet on distantContinue reading “Inside this Box”

Distance and Time

I have never been fond of rhyming poems and creating them, but I suppose we all have to branch out of our comfort zones every now and again. Distance and Time Time stretches out in endless possibility, the distance between us internalized within me.Between here and there, promises and sighs. And the fear that sweetContinue reading “Distance and Time”