Tuesday, May 31, 2016

AUTHOR DAN BURI - Blog Tour For "Pieces Like Pottery"

Author Biography

Dan Buri's first collection of short fiction, Pieces Like Pottery, is an exploration of heartbreak and has spent time at #1 on multiple bestseller lists, including for inspirational short stories and inspirational fiction. The writing is uniquely heartfelt and explores the depths of the human struggle and the human search for meaning in life. 


Mr. Buri's non-fiction works have been distributed online and in print, including publications in Pundit Press, Tree, Summit Avenue Review, and TC Huddle. The defunct and very well regarded Buris On The Couch, was a He-Says/She-Says blog musing on the ups and downs of marriage with his wife.



Mr. Buri is an active attorney in the Pacific Northwest and has been recognized by Intellectual Asset Magazine as one of the World's Top 300 Intellectual Property Strategists every year since 2010. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two-year-old daughter.
and TC Huddle. The defunct and very well regarded Buris On The Couch, was a He-Says/She-Says blog musing on the ups and downs of marriage with his wife.


Mr. Buri is an active attorney in the Pacific Northwest and has been recognized by Intellectual Asset Magazine as one of the World's Top 300 Intellectual Property Strategists every year since 2010. He lives in Oregon with his wife and two-year-old daughter.


AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER. The first collection of short fiction from Dan Buri, Pieces Like Pottery, announces the arrival of a new American author. In this distinct selection of stories marked by struggle and compassion, Pieces Like Pottery is a powerful examination of the sorrows of life, the strength of character, the steadfast of courage, and the resiliency of love requisite to find redemption. 

Praise for the #1 Bestseller Pieces Like Pottery

“One of the best short story collections I’ve read.” -The Page Hungry Bookworm

“The style of writing is lyrical, almost as if it was poetry…we can all learn from this book.” -Paws and Paper

“This anthology is immensely powerful, challenging and emotionally-charged and will tug at the heartstrings of the most seasoned reader. Buri makes full use of literary devices and expertly creates depth and dimension to his characters which can sometimes be missing from the short story format.” – Whispering Stories

“The stories feel like seeing real life in print. They will entice you to come back to them again, and again, and again. I wish I could give this collection 10 stars instead of 5.”  -One Stop Destination

“Incredible stories that force the reader to ponder their meanings. This book is something to be cherished and re-lived.” -The Verdict’s Out

“A great collections of short stories. This was a beautiful book.” -Support Indie Authors


“I am in emotional turmoil, but yet I felt enchanted. I needed to read the next story, and then the next. This was one spectacular collection of short stories.” -A Bookish Review


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Dan Buri is the son of an indie author. His father has two published books and countless article credits to his name. Dan’s first collection of short fiction, Pieces Like Pottery, is an exploration of heartbreak and redemption. His writing is uniquely heartfelt and explores the depths of the human struggle and the search for meaning in life.

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Monday, May 30, 2016

Peace No More Mass chaos has broken out in the land of Aldenna, what started out as a simple war between good and evil, has turned into a battle of bloodshed. Neighbors who were once friends began to fight each other, this was not normal, there had to be an evil force that was making the people of Aldenna turn against one another. Those who were not affected by this rallied together, seeking out victory against this evil, which no one knows where it had come from. Halcyon Isle: Peace No More http://amzn.to/1Vr3FVv
Troianne (Time Travel Society Series Book 1) http://amzn.to/1sXJqDW Troianne Shelden is your everyday, intelligent student. With a love for history and stunning figure, she's a catch for any guy. She finds herself pregnant with nowhere to turn for advice. Her grandmother passes. On her way to the hospital, she passes out from intense pain and wakes up in a very different place... The next thing she knows, she's hearing carriage wheels and voice shouting for help. Lightning illuminates the inside of what was, only moments before, the back of a taxi cab. When the door opens surprise!
THE MASTERED SAGA: (Boxed Set) http://amzn.to/25uKDAz The MASTERED Saga (Mastered/Trussed) is a Dominant/submissive loves story of EROTIC proportion. This best-selling series is now available in a boxed set! Save $$$'s and GET MASTERED TODAY!
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Waiting for Richard (Time After Time) http://amzn.to/1Vr22XR Author Carol Ann Kauffman is trending on Twitter. Such a talented author. Her books leave you spell bound.
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF. The unthinkable happened to the human race—earth broke apart and blew up. The remaining survivors loaded on a ship in search of a new home. They finally found a planet that would sustain life. What they didn’t count on that it already did for creatures who had previously only lived in stories. When the new world welcomed the humans, the humans soon found not all was what it had been—at least not for a choice few.
Severine http://amzn.to/1Vr2g18 year is 9045 and the Nations control almost everything in the universe. They have brought order to many planets and cultivated others, but behind closed doors they’ve raided and pillaged the planet’s resources for their own gain. She is one of the many children who have been ripped from their home for their selfish cause. Trained at a young age, she was developed into just what the Nations hoped to accomplish. He is sent to find her. ***This is an ADULT Romance containing intense scenes that will leave you breathless, and wanting more. Read at your own risk.***
When off-duty Charleston police sergeant Ronan McCullough responds to the assault of a college student outside a downtown sports bar, he is brutally attacked and nearly killed by the assailants. As he struggles with the physical and emotional damage and doggedly pursues the perpetrators, his personal and professional relationships are strained to the limit; and what he uncovers in his investigation takes him to heart of a deadly drug ring threatening the very core of the city. A Ronan Mccullough Novel http://amzn.to/1Pduqvn
Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF. The unthinkable happened to the human race—earth broke apart and blew up. The remaining survivors loaded on a ship in search of a new home. They finally found a planet that would sustain life. What they didn’t count on that it already did for creatures who had previously only lived in stories. When the new world welcomed the humans, the humans soon found not all was what it had been—at least not for a choice few.
Juliette Douglas http://amzn.to/1sXHHyK THE FRECKLED VENOM SERIES: Adventure in the Wild West. Bounty Hunters, Cowgirls and lots of action.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Author Pamela Ackerson - The Wilderness Blog Tour

Author Bio: 

Pamela Ackerson’s storytelling all began with her younger brother, creating wonderful children’s stories on vacation trips to keep him occupied. Later, she started writing poems and short stories as a teen.
Born and raised in Newport, RI where history is a way of life, Pam now lives on the Space Coast of Florida where you are encourage to reach for the stars. She’s just a hop, skip, and jump from Orlando and Disney World, where imagination and fantasy abounds. She has three children, all girls, three grandchildren, and a wonderful husband who puts up with her writer quirks.
Pam may have majored in child psychology with a minor in English, but her distinguished choice of careers never made fruition. Instead, life led her to working in restaurants, interior decorating, owning an advertising business, content editor for a publishing house, teaching and owning a ballroom dance studio, and real estate investments. She is a practicing herbalist and has been involved in the use of natural treatment with raw herbs for over thirty years. As her day job, she currently works as the V.P. of Marketing and Advertising for the book review magazine, Affaire de Coeur.  



Book #1
"Stories that stir within us the unquenchable hope for a better tomorrow." 
The mysterious dreams had become a reality. Traveling through time, Dr. Karen Anderson found herself in the land of the Lakota, in the midst of the Indian wars, and the movement west. Swept into the arms of the sensual, dark-haired warrior, Standing Deer, from her modern-day hustle and bustle to the temporary serenity of life on the Plains...over the span of time, they fight for yesterday and together find the promise of tomorrow. 

Book #2
The time-travel saga continues. Dr. Karen Anderson returns to the past, to the Lakota and her life with Standing Deer. The Little Big Horn Battle – Custer’s Last Stand looms, ending a lifestyle the People have always known. Over the span of time, they fight for freedom and the promise of tomorrow. 


Book #3
The legacy continues… 
Love is the silver lining in a cloud of woe. 

Fire-fighter and paramedic, Matthew Standing Deer, son of Standing Deer and Karen Anderson, seeks his path in the untamed world of the Lakota Nation only to find himself hurtled into danger, uncontrollable greed, and searching for a serial killer. The twists and turns of destiny spirit him to the wild and dangerous Great Plains and the crush of reality for a love he can never have. Danger looms over everyone's head. How can he be with his one true love when all he can do is fight to survive? 

Book #4
      Stories that stir within us the unquenchable hope for a better tomorrow.


The time travel saga continues with Matthew Standing Deer. Sixteen years ago, Matthew Standing Deer's father was killed in the Little Big Horn battle. He has returned to the past, to the Lakota, to visit with family and friends. All was going well until Matthew arrived at the reservation and all hell broke loose. Death and darkness surround him and the Lakota. Will Matthew survive the tragedy of Wounded Knee; only to watch the end of an era for the home of the braves?






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Monday, May 23, 2016

POINT OF VIEW

Hello all, I know I will offend some authors, editors, event planners, proofreaders, cover designers, beta's and readers. So if you are easily offended leave! 

Writers today want a quick rise to the top! An award, acknowledgement in a magazine, becoming a best seller within days of releasing their books. Don't get me wrong I thought the same thing when I published my books. Each and every one of them should have been a best seller. WRONG. 

Authors, you need to pay attention! Not only will you probably never be a best seller, you will always have something wrong with your book. People are mean spirited and down right nasty when it comes to reading and reviewing books. Nothing is ever good enough for them. 

NEVER EVER GIVE AWAY A BOOK! It is a waste of money. Let only three people have an advanced reader copy (ARC) of your book to beta read. Do not ever give them a fully edited, perfect copy of your book. Free days will come later on after you have sold over 200 books and Have over 25 reviews. See Amazon and Kindle Direct for more information. 

Okay, now on to editing. NEVER EVER, rely on just one editor, proofreader or beta, unless you know them really well. I mean personally. Most small time publishing businesses do not pay their editors well. Which in many cases result in poor editing. Sorry folks it is just the facts. I know it is expensive. But in the long run, you will thank me because your book will be the best it can be and you will sell like hotcakes. If you need guidance, email me I have some wonderful proofreaders, editors, etc. 

Picking a cover for your book is a joke, you will never be totally content with your cover, oh sure at first sight you are like; OMG I love it! But do you really?? Is the font what you wanted? Is he or she the heroin you wanted? Does the background look like you had envisioned? Chances are NO! Cover designers have their own views of what may or may not be good for your book. Well screw that! Have they even read your book? Chances are NO! So always remember: 1.) Make the cover artist read your book, then they will have an idea of what you want. 2.) Find a reputable cover designer, not your sister, brother, close friend or whatever....Do your homework. Look at their work on other books. Talk to them personally on the phone. 
Make sure they see your vision. 

Most people make a cover before they are even finished with their book. DO NOT DO THAT! HANDS OFF! Wait! I know it is hard! But do not make a cover before you have the full scope of your book done, on paper and ready to upload to Createspace or Smashwords, whatever you use. 

If you are a financially poor author and think that you will make money in the first month of your books release. Think again! Most authors make money right out of the shoot. However, from experience it takes a year of promoting to even get to half of what you thought you would be making and that is with a really good promoter and personal assistant. 

Therein lies another issue see what my opinion is below. 

Personal assistants want to make a quick buck. Oh sure they are your friend and have all good intentions. In a lot of cases, they are strong and steady for a while, then they seem to slough off and you are left with doing it all yourself anyway. 

Street teams are great! See I am not a total Negative Nelly. Even when you only have a few left, there is always some that are with your forever and will do anything to help your get the word out about your books. These are super fans/stalkers so to speak. They are worthy of small gifts or swag to say thank you for hanging in there with me for the long haul. 

Big ticket items to get your fans to buy your books. NO JUST NO! Okay, so you go out and buy this really great new Kindle, Then you think, I am gonna throw in a $25.00 Amazon gift card. Then I am gonna have this big event lasting a whole month. BULLCRAP! Not only are you wasting your money but you are wasting your time! Take over authors are angels, they really are. Most of them show up and have great information, play games and entertain the few that decide to show up. Readers and guests of the events seem to straggle in one by one then your are left saying; "Hey where is everybody?" Yeah well, they have lives too and these long events unless are for a charitable cause are a waste of time and money. People only want the prizes, they don't give two shits if you are desperate for readers or not. 

Blog tours: Ugh, been there done that. All done with the best of intentions. Again waste of time. Do people really read those? I don't know? as a book promoter, I do blog tours, I love creating them and seeing the finished product on my blog. But sometimes I feel I have wasted precious time. Because face it folks, look at your visitor count. If you are not a bestselling author or an award winner. Nobody really reads your blogs. Oh sure some bloggers are dedicated. Some aren't. Meh, it's up to you. 

Authors are a rare breed of jerkbrains. Me included. We are perfectionists. We want it our way or the highway. We tend to seek out other jerkbrains to join us in our book crusade. I love you jerks. I really do! 

Being too nice! Yeah, don't do that unless you want to get reemed in the pooper by a broom toting witch. There is always the "good friend on Facebook or Twitter who you trust with your life. Only to turn around and she or he has talked about you like your a piece of dirt. Publishers, Editors, Proofers included!! You know who you are braindeads! 

Book promoters. We are generally helpful, loving individuals who have been dealt a dirty hand when it came to promoting our books and want to make it right with mankind to help you learn and be the best author you can be. Promoters, they get you out there and seen. They try their darnedest to promote the hell out of you and your books. But then there are the few who are so nit picky, little pissers and then you wonder if it is all worth it. Not with standing the temper tantrums every time you get a message or a email from them asking you to change something every damn day of your life. 

I am a book promoter, my partner is a book promoter, we are both authors and bloggers. We give our blood, sweat and tears to our authors. We kiss their butts kindly, because we care!!! So treat us with respect and let us have our weekends to ourselves. After all we work hard for you and your books. 

Last but not least! Remember you are one in 500 million authors in this world. You are special but you ain't a Goddess or a God! I know you don't want to be a big timer, you just want to make a few bucks and supplement your household budgets. Yeah me too! But hey, remember you are only human, your books are good. There is not EVER a bad book. Really! All stories big or small, poetry or just ramblings are good! Grammar, editing and missing story lines are BAD! 

Always remember to cater to your reader. Let them see inside your head. Do not tell the reader your story. Show them, the minute details you may think are stupid, like explanations of clothing or buildings are not stupid. They are what keep us coming back for more. Cliffhangers are good, crying and death are good. Weddings and babies are good. Long hair is good. Short hair is good. Give us color and images. You are an author, an Author! Tell it, show it, make it happen!

I am Crystal Miles Gauthier and this is my point of view, not yours! So quit your barkin and just take it with a grain of salt and then forget you ever read it. 

Thank you! 



Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Falling For You Series by Danielle Lee Zwissler - Author

Author Danielle Lee Zwissler brings you her new complete series of 
New Adult Romance!
The Falling for You series will make you laugh out loud!
Get ready to swoon!


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BOOKS—

The Boy Next Door-
"One of the cutest romances of the year!" - That Look of Love Romance Review
"Danielle has done it again!  She knows how to write a truly lovely romance!" - Books, Reviews and More
5 stars! Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

The Boy Next Door: Falling for You, Book 1 is a young adult coming of age novel written by Danielle Lee Zwissler. Keri was looking forward to a relaxed morning in her dorm room, watching a favorite show and eating chocolate chip cookies, when her roommate interrupted her viewing to tell her that her mom was calling. Keri and her mom spoke on the phone a lot, so it was no big deal and something Keri decided to put off until later, but then she heard the change in Alexis' voice, and, her heart thudding, she picked up the receiver. Her dad had had a heart attack, and, no, he hadn't died, but was in surgery. Her mom needed her and her twin brothers to come home and be with her. Keri had an unused emergency credit card her parents had given her when she left for school, and she and Alexis quickly threw together just enough gear for the trip. Before she knew it, she was on the plane going home to Texas, and when she got there, her best friend, Payton, was waiting at the airport for her. He seemed different somehow, despite the fact that they had grown up together and been virtually inseparable until she went away to school. That different quality tugged at her subconscious even as she fought her emotions on the way to the hospital to see her dad.


Danielle Lee Zwissler's young adult coming of age novel, The Boy Next Door: Falling for You, Book 1, is a relatively short novel that wraps the reader up in a warm and quite irresistible tale of first kisses and best friends exploring new emotions and feelings for each other. Within the first few pages, I found myself happily immersed in Keri and Payton's world. Zwissler admits in her introduction that there was never a boy next door in her life, since she grew up in the country miles from the nearest neighbor, but despite that fact, she gets it. Her plot is fresh and authentic. The juxtaposing of Keri's home life and school experiences is deftly handled in this finely plotted and beautifully written book. While this book is geared toward a young adult audience, I wouldn't hesitate to also recommend it to those very fortunate adult readers who have remained young at heart. The Boy Next Door: Falling for You, Book 1 is most highly recommended.








*****By Robyn on February 17, 2016
"The Boy Next Door" is a cute novella written by the very talented queen of romance, the lovely Danielle Lee Zwissler.
The first book of the trilogy introduces the readers to Keri and Payton and their struggle to transform their friendship into a relationship. Even though they have been best friends until now, it quickly turns out it's not an easy transition from friendship to love and it does require new skills the main characters have to learn; dealing with distance, yearning, learning to trust each other, patience, and so on, and so forth... And all this in the shadow of Keri's personal drama, which initiates the whole story.
I must admit that even though I do not read this genre on a regular basis, I always find Danielle's work charming, cute, and straightforward. I enjoyed "The Boy Next Door" and I am waiting for parts 2 and 3. :-)




*****By Roni Kimberland on June 30, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This is a beautiful story of young love. Danielle perfectly captured Keri's innocent approach to life, love, and loss that is certain to stir up nostalgic feelings about it's reader's own " boy next door". I am looking forward to the next installment in July of 2015!

*****By tascha deets on April 19, 2016
I couldn't put it down! Loved every moment of the book. Now I can't wait to start the next book I'm so excited. Amazing job Danielle!!!

** By Amazon Customer --This isn't a whole book. There's a beginning and a middle, but it abruptly cuts off without an end, expecting you to move on to book 2. The writing was cute, Peyton was great.

By tascha deets on April 19, 2016
I couldn't put it down! Loved every moment of the book. Now I can't wait to start the next book I'm so excited. Amazing job Danielle!!!
ByKindle Customeron February 28, 2016
Very sweet story 


The Boy I Love –
"Even better than the first installment!" - That Look of Love Romance Review
*****By Robyn on February 17, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
The second part of the trilogy starts exactly where the first volume ends and gives us more details about Keri and Payton's uneasy, but passionate relationship. They need to deal with new challenges, big changes in their lives, and find a way compromise between their feelings and the uneasy conditions under which their love is shyly blossoming.
Once again Danielle Lee Zwissler takes her readers to the wonderful world of love, drama, and passion, in the way only she can do it.
I cannot wait to see how the whole story wraps up in the upcoming third book.

*****By tascha deets on April 28, 2016
Absolutely loved it! Inching closer to the edge of my seat reading these books. I can't wait to start the third book, it has been so up and down it’s exciting to see what happens next. Love your work Danielle!!

The Man I’ll Marry-
*****By Robyn on May 1, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
The third book in the series takes off at exactly the same place where book two finished with Keri and Payton relationship, due to countless misunderstanding and wrong decisions, shattered Keri comes back home and faces the consequences of her mistakes; the tree house is gone and Payton is a new relationship and doesn't want to know her.
Book three is, in my opinion, the best one in the series. It deals with growing up, maturing, with realizing what a person really wants and needs. It's a cute young adult romance novel which is fun to read and makes you want to cross your fingers for book four to hopefully one day be written and published.
😊

*****By tascha deets on May 2, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition
I loved the emotional ups and downs in this book. The love and passion that they shared you could feel throughout each of your books. A job well accomplished Danielle. If you want a good book series to read I would advise hitting the buy button on this one and the other two!




*****By Jennifer on May 2, 2016
I read all 3!! Fell in love with them! Loved the bonus too... Can't wait to read more


The Boy Next Door

From Amazon Bestselling Author, Danielle Lee Zwissler 

Another Must Read Romance! 


The Boy Next Door
When Keri Richards comes home from college to mourn her father's death, Payton, her fun-loving, next door neighbor is there, as usual, ready to share his tree fort. It isn't until she is back in school again that she realizes that there may be more to their friendship. Who knows...it may even be love! 

Love 
Friendship 
Fun 
A Summer Romance to sink your teeth into- The Bookaholics 
A Must Read! - Youth Books and More 


A Series That you will FALL IN LOVE with 
The Boy Next Door- Book I 
The Boy I Love- Book II 
The Man I'll Marry


The Boy I Love
Just as Keri finally decides to take the "big step", her mom calls for her, and everything is put off, and then she has to fly back to Ohio until Christmas break! 
If only they could get a few minutes alone! 
Payton is busy with work, and Keri gets a job, and can't come home as much as she wants... What will happen when the fairytale is over? 
Falling for him was easy, keeping him was a whole other problem. 





















The Man I’ll Marry:

When Keri finally makes it home after a devastating discovery, she sees the much-loved tree fort in shambles. After talking with her mom, Alexis and Todd, Keri decides she's going to need all the help she can get in figuring out a way to win back Payton's love... But how will she do all that and go to school, graduate, and stay sane? And what will Payton's family have to say about her change of heart?

Keri soon finds out that the promise of love can help you accomplish anything...










The Wedding: A Falling for You short

What people are saying…
Review by: Linda Winey on May 07, 2016 :  
Enjoyed this short read. Reminded me of the nervous jitters I had on my wedding day!
  

About Me:


Danielle Lee Zwissler is from a small town in Ohio, and enjoys reading about cowboys, writing about cowboys and looking at them. (Do you see a theme here?) She loves Harry Potter, Sam Smith's music, and Caramel Macchiato creamer in her coffee. She has two wonderful children, a sexy husband, two guinea pigs—Pudding Cup and Flower, a turtle named Lilly and a minivan filled with books and kid stuff. She loves to hear from people that actually read her books, and she will be forever grateful if you mention her books to anyone... 
If you'd like a signed copy of any of her books, please email her at: danielleleezwissler@shewritesromance.com or you can find her on Facebook at: facebook.com/danielleleezwissler or on twitter: twitter.com/danielleleezwis She can also be found signing books around the US at several different comic cons. All author visits will be posted on her Amazon page or on her homepage at: www.shewritesromance.com

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INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR DANIELLE LEE ZWISSLER:
When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
In 2004 when I started writing IRIS with my husband.

How long does it take you to write a book?
It all depends really. Some of my novellas only took a day—18 hours for The Boy Next Door, and it’s one of my more popular books. 6 hours for “The Cowboy’s Bride” … 6 months for IRIS (Fantasy Novel) and 3 days for “Her Last Chance” …

What is your work schedule like when you're writing?
My schedule is nuts when I’m writing. I get into the zone, and don’t do much else. I usually brew a pot of coffee and sit down in my chair for hours on end. I just recently bought a treadmill that my husband built a desk for, and now I walk and type with my laptop, and sit and type on my desktop. The best of both worlds.

What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?
I don’t think I do anything too interesting. L I like to listen to music while writing, but that’s normal for anyone.


How do your books get published?
Both Traditionally and Self…

Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?
Anywhere and everywhere. A lot of my ideas come from listening to music and looking through the pictures in magazines.

When did you write your first book and how old were you?
Hmmm… 25.

What do you like to do when you're not writing?
Hang out with my kids, watch baseball, and read.

What does your family think of your writing?
My husband and kids are awesome about it. I don’t think anyone else in my family really cares all that much. I’ve had maybe three other (family members) read a book of mine.

What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
I guess the most surprising thing that I’ve learned is how therapeutic it can be to get your feelings out on paper. As you may have guessed, I have been more than one of my characters.

How many books have you written? Which is your favorite?
57 books now. Not all of them are published, though. My favorite is The Long Ride Home.         

Do you have any suggestions to help me become a better writer? If so, what are they?
Read. That’s about it. If you want to write, you need to read. All the rules are there, all the great ideas are out there ready to be plucked and placed, all you need to know how to do is form sentences and take time out of your day to write them down.

Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say?
Yeah I’d say a few times a week in email, and several times a day on my Facebook page. My Facebook page has been a miracle to me.   Some of my fans will ask when the next book is out, others will tell me how much they’ve liked something, and a few have sent me snail mail. J

Do you like to create books for adults?
Yes, I absolutely love my job.

What do you think makes a good story?
Love everlasting, believable characters, and reality.

As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
As a child, I wanted to be a lawyer, as a teen I wanted to be a band director, and now I’m a writer. I have a degree in Music Education and am still working toward my Masters in English. I’m nearly done.


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