This was something I really had to pray about earlier today. Sometimes it is difficult to stay positive when life’s troubles and responsibilities are staring you in the face. I mean, having more bills than money; wondering if you’re going to be able to meet your obligations. It’s overwhelming.Read More »
Beads of sweat rolled down the side of her face and instantly cooled her when the crisp autumn breeze kissed her face. It was the first day of Autumn. The season of her birth as unpredictable as she was, when the weather would some days mimic summer and other days confuse her mental calendar because of the cold. She could sit back and admire the beauty of death as the leaves on the trees changed colors and fell to once more become one with the earth and fertilize the next season’s blossoms.Read More »
An excerpt (a very rough draft) from my book Drive: No Mirrors, No Looking Back
She would not let panic set in. Not yet. The lines were out to the streets, blocking traffic. If she could get in, she’d probably need a push to finally get her to a pump. To stop or not? She decided not and kept driving in hopes that she’d come across one gas pump somewhere within a half mile radius that wasn’t bagged or blocked off before her car shut off.Read More »
I’ve chosen to take a more difficult road, forgoing selling my books through the major retailers and selling them directly instead. It is for both financial and personal reasons I have chosen to do this. For one, I want to have as much creative control over my work as possible. Secondly, I’d like to have as close of a connection to my supporters as I can over the internet. By selling my books direct, I know a little about who buys my work and the people who buy my work know a little something about me. My eBooks are available as .epub and .pdf and my paperbacks will be autographed. Hopefully, if you have decided to invest in my career, you’ve already had a chance to read through some of the pieces I have published on this site and are familiar with my style. FYI, I like to say a lot in a few words so you can expect my books to be quick but powerful reads. If you’re a member of Goodreads and you’ve read anything written by me, please leave a review or leave a little feedback in the comments below. Are you ready to buy? Just click on the link below to visit my bookstore or visit the My Books tab to order a paperback.
Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first clue of where to find herself. Pea can’t let go of her past mistakes, which is suffering her present and future. Sherri thrives on her vanity, but even the most vain finds herself falling short. Jane just wants to start over and make amends, but how does one mend a broken heart? Life has a funny way of connecting the lost and confused. Some mistakes are meant to be made and some wounds aren’t meant to be healed. Some wounds don’t want to heal. Despite the shortcomings and differences, these ladies find themselves all singing the same tune. Beauty, passion, art, fear and love all had their hands in the composition of the ladies’ song—a song that reveals the deepest layer of each one’s being.
Recently, I got the chance to read Blended Ink after purchasing it nearly a month ago. I had been in talks with Chris Ringo, one of the authors, for quite some time about purchasing the book. Unfortunately, a few days after I told him I’d buy it from him, he passed away. However, another door was opened as I was able to get in touch with Shawn Starling, who is another contributing author to the book, and I’ve been introduced to some of Starling’s other work as a result. I finally got around to reading it and now I’m able to give my take on this anthology.Read More »