Do you remember the movie Throw Momma from the Train? Billy Crystal plays a writer, who also teaches a writing class. His catchphrase was, "A writer writes - always!" That became one of my favorite lines, ever. And it's TRUE! Trust me, if I'm watching TV, or driving somewhere, or even having a conversation with … Continue reading So Creepy!!!
Come on, admit it. Fan Fiction. You know what it is. The guilty little secret so many of us live with. Isn't it time to just 'fess up? Say it with me; I HAVE READ FAN FICTION. There, that wasn't so hard, was it? Maybe later we'll admit together that we also WROTE Fan Fiction. … Continue reading Fan Fiction
For the last year or so I've been focused mainly on the Cast Down series I'm working on. It's a paranormal series; ghosts and demons and hauntings and such. I love horror movies. Love scary stories, always have. But it's not the only thing I've written. My other child is a detective series. There are … Continue reading And More Books…
I'm closing in on the finish of Cast Down; Masked and wanted to share the dedication page with everyone, especially with those who knew my friend, Mary, and her family. A Note from the Author Masked the third novel novels in the Cast Down series. The first; A New England Haunting was released in … Continue reading Masked – Dedication
The third book in the Cast Down series should be finished in about two weeks. Want a little taste? For over a month Gabby woke to the smell of her father’s aftershave lingering in her room, as if he’d spent the night sitting in a chair at her bedside, keeping a silent vigil over her. … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)
The third novel in the Cast Down series qualifies as a "Prequel" since it takes place before A New England Haunting. The story focuses on the character of Carrie, who we already met in New England Haunting. It's the story of her life, seeing spirits since she was a child, growing up in the paranormal … Continue reading Cast Down; Masked (teaser)
The Deconstructing of Tracy has begun. I found the perfect piece of artwork for the cover in a folder of my own childhood artwork. Yeah, I drew that. The sad part is that if I drew it today it'd look pretty much the same. I am woefully untalented. The book is a darkly humorous look … Continue reading Cover Art – Deconstructing Tracy
Ever have those morning when you wake up and ask yourself, "So, what's next?" Especially when you just finish up a project you've been working on for a while? Just last week I finished up the second novel in the Cast Down series. There are two others in the series in the works right now. … Continue reading Deconstructing Tracy
Did I mention that the real Annabelle was a Raggedy Ann? Pretty sure I did. Not sure why they changed it for the movies. Did they think Raggedy Ann just wasn't scary enough? Did they not want to scar young children? Did the folks who own the rights to Raggedy Ann object to them using … Continue reading Ramblings of a Retired “Ghost Hunter” (part 6)
I'm pretty excited - both the Kindle and the paperback version of Cast Down; Remnants is now available on Amazon! Purchase on Amazon I started reading horror novels when I was a kid. In grade school my friends were all doing book reports on "My Friend, the Fireman" and I was doing them on "The … Continue reading Remnants – Now Available!