*Definitions gleaned from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary* Lament Definition(s): To mourn aloud; wail. To regret strongly. To express sorrow, mourning, or regret. Lament is one of those words that carries a greater weight and paints a clearer picture than most of its synonyms. "Cry" sounds so weak and pathetic compared to "lament," and "lament" is … Continue reading Favorite Words Vol. 1
My YA novel, I'm With You, is officially available on the Nook, and it's only $1.99! Here is the LINK to the Barnes&Noble website. Give it a read, and leave a review to help an indie author out. Synopsis: When fifteen-year-old Ciarán Morrigan eavesdrops on a conversation between his father and two mysterious strangers, his life--and … Continue reading Book News!
It's almost safe to say that no writer writes exactly the same way - it's a unique process for most. Some folks must have absolute silence, some prefer total isolation, others can be productive in a busy coffee shop whilst other patrons are slurping lattes and chatting with friends. It's all up to the writer. … Continue reading Writing Techniques: Out of Order
A poem inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven." Once upon a morning dismal, while I slumbered calm and blissful, Dreaming of all the joyous things that make my spirits soar - I was wrenched out from my sleep, well before the alarm clock's beep, As I heard the faintest cry come from behind my … Continue reading The Kitty
Looking for a new read? Like books that involve car chases, fire juggling, infiltrating a masquerade, a dash of the paranormal, and an exploration on the bonds of love and family? I'm hosting an Amazon Giveaway for kindle copies of my YA novel, I'm With You! 20 copies are up for grabs, and the giveaway … Continue reading GIVEAWAY Time!
I'm taking my YA novel I'm With You on a virtual book tour starting TOMORROW! Here's the LINK for the tour, if you'd like to keep up with the stops! I wrote up some fun guest posts and there are a couple of interviews, which I hope folks will look forward to reading. And in conjunction … Continue reading I’M WITH YOU on the road…