In celebration of the upcoming release this fall of book two "The Mirror Sliver" in the Legends of Green Isle series, our publisher, Ravenswood Books, is promoting some free download days on Amazon. From August 31st to September 4th you can download "The Forgotten Spell" - for free. 🙂 Join the adventure!
I was always creating stories, settings, and characters just for fun. When I was fifteen, I took a creative writing summer enrichment course (yes, I was that nerd, who went to school in the summer just because…).
In truth, it all started while I was looking into a snow globe, picturing a young woman sitting in an old tree swing. Her feet were dangling in the air just above a rippling little creek that edged a dense, darkened forest. I wondered what she must be thinking, what her life was really like. She had such a sense of calm about her—happiness, peace, serenity.
Dear fellow writers: I need you! As I write this, I think about the WWI posters featuring Uncle Sam pointing a finger. I need you! Well...I need you if you write a certain genre. legendsofgreenisle.com is branching out and adding a new feature - An Author Spotlight page for those who write YA/Adult: Fantasy, Epic... Continue Reading →
It's been one of those weeks when everything that could go wrong with technology in our house is going wrong. Well not everything, just the computers. I am not mobile anymore as now my laptop has to be plugged into the router in order to get online. How in the heck did we manage before this? I actually... Continue Reading →
Finding bad guys for my storyline proved to be daunting. Babda and her Raven clan are an important part of Legends of Green Isle, and was based in part on the Baobhan Sith. In the Scottish/Irish lore the Baobhan Sith were evil spirits which took the form of hooded crows, or sometimes would appear to their victims as young... Continue Reading →
Going back to school in my mid forties was a challenge. Maintaining a business and working a 40 hour plus week, plus full time classes seemed like an up hill battle, but I was determined to do it. As a history major, there is a load of reading and paper writing the accompanies your classes. ... Continue Reading →
If I could, I would write everyday. It is unfortunate that life does not want to allow me that gift. If I could, I would squeeze a couple of more hours into the day just to quiet the desire of my soul, but with school, full time job, three grown kids, a boyfriend, four dogs... Continue Reading →
Matt and Toby face their new home with some reservations. Creepy and dark, Stewart Manor does not look inviting. Hearing strange voices in the overgrown hedge maze in back of the house their first day there, seeing the figure in the portrait over the fireplace move and hearing disembodied laughing from behind the locked gate... Continue Reading →