Should an author kill a main character?

I'm sure those that managed to slog their way through the novelsĀ Game of Thrones (or more likely enjoyed the cinematic version in all its bloody, lusty, much more engaging glory) are familiar with the notion of an author killing off one (or countless) main characters. But I am struggling with letting one of my characters … Continue reading Should an author kill a main character?

Dreams of Running Released

My newest novel, Dreams of Running, is now available in paperback and e-book. I'm glad to see it finally on the shelves. It was a long time coming. It's a good thing I completed all the editing and final bits before I discovered Masterpieces's, Poldark, otherwise I might never have gotten it finished. Though I … Continue reading Dreams of Running Released

New Novel

Hi folks. I haven't been up on my blogging this last year--grieving has taken so much of my energy that I've had little for art or creativity. But I have managed to finalize the novel I finished while we were in Costa Rica last year. Publication date should be mid-next month or so. Though I … Continue reading New Novel

Love from the Beyond

Every morning I get up, take the dog out to pee, then turn to my coffee maker. (Yes, I only drink decaf, but you know it does still haveĀ some caffeine, and the steaming cup, the bitter nuttiness--that's what I'm addicted to.) When I lift the mini-blinds to get to my coffee-bean-canister sitting on the windowsill, … Continue reading Love from the Beyond