Showing posts from May, 2017

A HERO LOST Playlist #BookTour #Anthology

Yay! I'm so excited that I got to ask my favorite authorly question to a whole bunch of the fabulous authors with stories in the brand new  Hero Lost anthology. Here is your awesome Hero Lost playlist: The Question: If you had to pick one song that best captures the essence of your story in the Hero Lost anthology, what song would you choose and why? Jen Chandler The song I would pick that best sums up the essence of my story would have to be Sarah McLaughlin's song "Building a Mystery" . When I first got the idea for "Mysteries of Death and Life", that song crept into my mind and never left. Honestly, the story that came to me was a lot darker than the one I wrote. I'd love to really dive deep one day, find the darker essence of my characters and their stories. Alas, word counts require condensing. Perhaps there's a novella here waiting to be written one day? Renee Cheung “Dust in the Wind” by Kansas is probably a good embodiment of “Me

Insecure Writers Unite! #IWSG #amwriting

Hey, fellow insecure writers. How's it going? My writing lately is mostly for the quarterly newsletter I write for my day job - but hey, writing is writing, right? And since space in the newsletter is limited and I have a LOT to cover in it, I get great practice at making every single word count. But it keeps me too busy, so this month I'll move right into the optional IWSG question: What is the weirdest/coolest thing you ever had to research for your story? Well, if you've read the blurb for my latest release , I ... uh ... yeaaah, forget that one. I'm gonna go in a different direction here. I'd say the weirdest research I've done for a story was to identify a tasteless poison that could be easily disguised on something like, oh, say ... Smarties. Want one?   This post is part of the monthly blog hop/therapy session known as  Insecure Writer's Support Group , founded by the one and clonely  Alex J. Cavanaugh . Click below to join the grou