Showing posts from December, 2019

Ring in a Happy New Year with Free Books!

2020 is going to be an awesome year filled with surprises, not the least of which is a whole new book series.
And to say thanks for making my inaugural year as an author so amazing, 
for one day only,
New Year's Eve 2019, 
all my books are free. 
Yes. Free.
So that means All About Annie
The Christoph Curse
and Holiday Homecoming
are all available for free. It's only for today, so make sure to grab all three. Find them all here and download on December 31, 2019: Click for free books!

Twists and turns and the unexpected

Sometimes the story takes over and as a writer you lose control over the entire situation. They were supposed to turn right but now they are turning left. The hotel was on the right, nothing but an abandoned sand pit on the left. They were on their honeymoon now they are headed for gloom and doom.
As a writer this happens all the time. You intend for the story to go one way, and it just takes on a life of its own. The romcom on the beach becomes terror in the topiary. We all remember Gilligan's Island and the 3 hour tour.
But isn't that what makes any novel worth reading? The unexpected. I read a story just the other day. It was well written as far as the use of language. The characters well developed. The idea good. But the story had nothing unexpected at all. Not a thing. When it ended I thought, well, that was disappointing because really, nothing happened that I didn't expect. I don't like knowing what's going to happen, for me it takes all the fun out of it. …