Pirate War

I know you guys have been waiting a LONG TIME for this. You’ve been so patient, and it’s meant so much. Pirate War is officially available for preorder. A real book, with a real blurb, and a new cover that showcases Mercy. This book has been the most...
Dogs and Chipmunks

Dogs and Chipmunks

This is Savannah. She is one of our two dogs, a Shepard/Pitt + we think Ridgeback mix. The other is pure Pittie. They are both adorable, awesome dogs. But Sophia, the pitbull, thinks naps are the epitome of any day, with the occasional need to go out into her yard and...
Life, Health, Getting Fit

Life, Health, Getting Fit

I feel like I don’t talk much about my personal life, and that’s probably because I am at heart an introvert and a private person, so baring my soul online doesn’t really come naturally to me. I know I shared with you all some of my health issues...
Real Talk – Editing Advice From an Editor

Real Talk – Editing Advice From an Editor

Note: I shared this in the very popular 20Booksto50k author group back in 2019, and a lot of authors found it useful. I’m also sharing it here because these same issues keep coming up when I talk to authors or potential clients who have had bad editing...

New Orleans Writer’s Retreat

Fancy dinner – I am on the far right in the very colorful dress! Also pictured from left are: Lucy Tempest, Jasmine Walt, and Lucy Smoke.A haunted cathedralAn absinthe bar in pirate alleyA haunted building where a wife chained up her husband’s mistress and...
The Festival

The Festival

(Note: this is a bonus scene for Pirate Festival. While it is included in the newly releasing Swag Stories boxed set compiling all of the current Swag Stories into one volume, I am also making it available here for free so readers who already own them individually do...
Libraries, e-access, and ebooks

Libraries, e-access, and ebooks

Hi everyone! I know things are scary right now, and many people may be losing jobs, temporarily without pay, or just struggling with boredom in quarantine. There have been a lot of discussions in author circles lately about free books, both marking them down to free...
Super secret snippet – Briar’s End

Super secret snippet – Briar’s End

This is from a project I am co-writing with my husband. A fantasy romance loosely based on Sleeping Beauty. At the moment, we have a trilogy planned. I wasn’t planning on sharing anything about it until closer to launch time, but given recent events, people can...