3 Tips for Writing Dialogue

Dialogue is one of the most difficult parts of writing. On the one hand, you want the dialogue to feel organic, you want the reader to believe that this dialogue could very well be a genuine conversation. But on the other hand, real life conversations are full of pauses, filler words, and lots of slang, …

New Book Blurb!!

After much procrastination, I’ve finally put together a first draft of a blurb for my upcoming book Their Names Were Many! Check it out, and tell me what you think! “Twenty-two year old Abby moved to the desert to find tranquility and escape her demons, but falling off the grid isn’t so easy for a …

A Sneak Peek!

Exciting news! Tomorrow morning at 9:15 EST I’ll be posting a snippet from my current work-in-progress, Their Names Were Many! You won’t wanna miss it, unless you haven’t yet read Her Name Was Abby because there will be spoilers. But that’s a situation you can easily rectify by clicking here and checking out this dystopian …

Silver Linings and a New Title!

In light of everything going on in the world and in my community lately, I’ve tried to keep a positive outlook and find the good, wherever it is and however small. So one good thing about all this upheaval is I’ve been writing so much! In fact, I may have the third and final installment …

His name was Zach, a very emotional zombie story

Check out this awesome new review for His Name Was Zach from The Busy Shelf, and the check out the rest of her blog! It’s a really cool book blog from Romania, which is where my family comes from 😃 A zombie apocalypse book? Yup, we’ve read those. A zombie apocalypse book that makes your …

2 Books, 2 Reviews, 10 Stars!

It seems my books made quite an impression on a reader! This book reviewer, Judy, read both His Name Was Zach and Her Name Was Abby in just two days! She reviewed them both, and have each 5 stars! I’m only sorry I can’t give her the third book yet! For an update on that …

Author Copies Have Arrived!

I’m super excited to finally hold a copy of my latest work, Her Name Was Abby! I knew it was a bigger book than His Name Was Zach, but seeing them side-by-side now, I’m actually a little blown away! The sequel ended up being pretty hefty 😮 It was an immense project that took longer …

Paperbacks are Arriving!

The very first paperback copies of Her Name Was Abby are finally arriving! I received a picture from a reader just today, and wanted to share it 😃 It looks fantastic, and I can’t wait to get my hands on my own author copies! Those are about a week away but I can hardly wait …

FREE Books Again!

This Thursday and Friday (Nov. 28 and 29), both my short story “Abby: Alone” and the full-length novel “His Name Was Zach” will be FREE to download on Kindle! Just in time for a long holiday weekend, you can now add a couple FREE titles to your collection to help pass the time while waiting …

A Blurb! My Kingdom for a Blurb!

As I was editing Her Name Was Abby this morning, I realized that I still haven’t written a blurb… Like many other writers, I hate writing the blurb. How am I supposed to condense the themes, major plotlines, subplots, and character developments into a paragraph and make it immediately draw in potential readers??? So I …

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