Get Ready! ‘Quiver’ Is Going On Sale — $.99

A Quiver Full of Arrows, one of my most recent inspirational digital novels is going on sale. Beginning Saturday, August 29, you can buy ‘Quiver’ for only $.99. The sale lasts for 72 hours (beginning 8:00 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time): All day Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. On Tuesday, the price increases to $1.99 — which is still a pretty good deal. Then on Friday, the … Continue reading Get Ready! ‘Quiver’ Is Going On Sale — $.99

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge — Trees

I do love trees!!!!!  If you love trees, visit Cee’s blog to take part in today’s challenge. For this challenge Cee accepts photos in black & white, sepia, or limited selective color (with most of the picture in black & white).  I got a little carried away with experimentation on a couple, but maybe I can squeeze by and not get disqualified. * * * … Continue reading Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge — Trees

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‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Sneak a Peek …

Anyone trying to describe Suzanne Peterson would not have called her pretty. She stood five feet, six inches in her stockinged feet, and all of those inches were undeniably feminine. Her sculptured cheekbones and her coal black hair, which she wore in layered curls to just below her shoulders, she had inherited from her Cherokee ancestors on her father’s side. Her emerald eyes and the … Continue reading ‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Sneak a Peek …

Once Upon A Time In Any Language

Just got to thinking today that so many of our stories have characteristics and qualities that are both generic and universal. I decided to experiment a little with writing a story using nonsense terms instead of normal nouns and verbs.  I’m certain you will be able to understand the story with very little trouble. It was fun, and I think it helps focus on the … Continue reading Once Upon A Time In Any Language

Behind the Scenes During the Writing of ‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Book # 2 in ‘The Smoky Mountain Series’

Readers often ask me how I came up with an idea for a story or for one particular character, and, of course, there are as many different answers as there are stories and characters. Many times ideas come from such ordinary situations and events that they aren’t particularly memorable, but, once in a while, there are some rather unusual circumstances involved. I consider the creation … Continue reading Behind the Scenes During the Writing of ‘Cameron’s Rib’ – Book # 2 in ‘The Smoky Mountain Series’

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100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 163 — ‘Heroine’

Julia’s 100-Word Challenge this week is the prompt:  “… but it was there just a moment ago …” HEROINE “But it was there just a moment ago,” Sonya insisted. Gregor’s face distorted with anger and fear. “I put it on your desk exactly as you instructed,” she said. “Honestly!” “This office was locked, Sonya. Except for you, no one had entrance.” Sonya circled the room, … Continue reading 100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week 163 — ‘Heroine’

Sneak a Peek at “Quenton’s Honor”

Just thought I’d tease some of you a little with an excerpt from the first chapter of my novel Quenton’s Honor.  Go ahead. Take a chance. Read it. Maybe you’ll decide that one chapter just isn’t enough. If so, you’ll find it for sale on Amazon’s Kindle Store, for only $3.99. And if you don’t have a Kindle, a Nook, an iPad, or an iPhone … Continue reading Sneak a Peek at “Quenton’s Honor”