Feeling the Burn

For many of us, this winter has been a bit of a downer. So much rain and cold and even snow. But today...oh, today (and yesterday) have been a joy! We hit the 70s yesterday and will again today. It's even possible that there will be record highs here inĀ  Richmond today. That's just fine …

What Makes a Successful Author Website?

Building an author website that is separate from my writing blog is something to be approached both professionally and carefully. When I first delved into the prospect of self-publishing, I knew I needed a blog/website. The initial goal was to connect with potential readers but the unexpected bonus was getting to know other authors and …

Who Do You Write Like?

Recently, an agent asked me about the writing style of my psychological mystery, A GUILTY MIND, or more specifically, "Who did I write like?" This is a question I think many writers struggle with, particularly because we all think we're unique. Still, I understood where he was coming from and I'd heard the question a …