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Dracula: Left or Right? And Where Twilight Went Wrong

Last week, a friend called me with a great idea for a TV show she wants to pitch to Netflix. She was contacting me because, a) She is a huge fan of my fiction, so she wishes to have me co-write with the scriptwriter for the show, and b) Because of my knowledge of horses […]

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WRITERS: Write a better novel in 5 steps

I like to read self-published authors. However, and unfortunately, I find that at least 85% of what I read doesn’t hold my attention for more than a paragraph, maybe two. Most people will read the very beginning of your book (some will try through a page or more, others may stop at the first sentence). If […]

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Win some great free gifts!

I just wanted everyone to know that I am having a big giveaway on my web site (click here). I have some gift packages (non-book related) to give away, including sets with a watch, executive pen, radio, and more. I am also giving away signed copies of my paperback books. Ways to enter: Head to […]

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Moving horses and living with autism

This should be old hat for me. In the over 13 years I have owned my horse, we have moved 12 times! That doesn’t mean we have moved almost once a year; just that each move has had various durations. One of my very first large, lifelong dreams was to own a horse. I was […]

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Cleopatra and the New “Sands of Time”

Most people have either seen one of several movies made about Cleopatra’s life or read about her. The interesting thing, for fiction writers and movie makers, about Cleopatra’s life, is that there is so little historically available on her. Most of her life is left to speculation. As a popular topic and popular Queen (the […]

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Cleopatra!

It’s happening! Kesi, star of the first two “Fate of the True Vampires” series has met and interacted with, Cleopatra. You have certainly heard her name! Cleopatra was the last Queen of Egypt. After her death, the city of Alexandria, where Cleopatra lived, was taken over by Rome. In this Expanded Special Edition of Sands […]

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Cat Needs Brain Surgery

Save rescued kitty, who needs brain surgery.

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The Day his Purr Stopped

Life has become crazy beyond description, and not in a good way, unfortunately. Well, ok, some things are not horrible, such as my novel Beyond Every Mirror, which is doing ok in sales and getting great reviews. A few missed editing errors cost me a few stars in a couple reviews, but all editing errors have […]

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If you want to stay up nights in chills and thrills….

Do you long for a good adrenaline rush? Want to feel your heart pound, feel alive, all the while worrying about what’s out there… Or worse, what’s inside with you? Then be prepared to stay up nights and to be entertained. No long dragged out stories explaining more than you need to know; just good […]

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How Your Cat Will Sell Your Writing

Right now, you are calling me crazy! RIGHT? A CAT… a feline…selling your books, stories, and all else you may put on paper (or keyboard). See the photo to the left? This is my cat, Lucy and she is what I call my “spokescat” for my novels. I have also written and had published, several […]

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