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13 February 2019

Why Do You Need An Editor, Anyway?

As an author, you want to produce the best book you can. An intriguing plot, engaging characters, interesting dialogue, great writing - they all…

06 February 2019

Participating in Twitter Pitch Contests

I participated in #SFFpit (a pitch contest for science fiction and fantasy books) on January 30th. Twitter pitch contests happen on certain dates…

30 January 2019

Book Review: The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman

I really enjoyed this clever book. It’s in the same vein as Rear Window and The Daughter of Time. It combines suspense and humor to tell a…

23 January 2019

Book Review: Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

This is Goodreads’ description of the book: “The bestselling author of the acclaimed standalones After I’m Gone, I’d Know You Anywhere, and…

16 January 2019

Book Review: The Witch Elm by Tana French

The Witch Elm asks what we become, and what we’re capable of when we no longer know who we are.”

09 January 2019

Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

In spite of the many difficult medical terms, the book was an easy read, and I didn’t want to miss one word of its beautifully written prose.…

02 January 2019

VIVOS update

VIVOS is my first novel, which I’m trying to get published traditionally. It compares most closely to The Handmaid’s Tale. I started writing it…

26 December 2018

Book Review: Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman

This is the description of the book I found on Goodreads: “A taut thriller about two rural Minnesota towns locked in a deadly feud—and a…