Now that I finally finished the third Cast Down book I've thrown myself into working on three more books that were already in progress; a murder mystery involving a religious cult, the fourth Cast Down novel, and the darkly humorous riches to rags story of my life - Deconstructing Tracy. If you enjoy the blogs … Continue reading Deconstructing Tracy
If you do believe in God, when did you first know you believed? Some people grew up in church with religious families and believing was just second nature. Others grew up in the same kind of environment but then had a period of wandering and had their own real belief experience later - not relying … Continue reading The Hour I First Believed
Just a quick update since I'm getting lots of questions lately. I have been getting chemotherapy treatments since my diagnosis of colon cancer three months ago. Chemo isn't fun, but I'm tolerating it pretty well, all things considered. I have a little nausea and fatigue but nothing overwhelming. I get an infusion every two weeks, … Continue reading Quick Update
Finally. Done. At last. Masked is out in Kindle, paperback and hard cover now. This one was more a labor of love than the first two in the series and I dragged my feet here and there during the process for health reasons and grief. Every book is personal but this one was close to … Continue reading Masked – Released
This was a true group effort. The whole book was, actually. Having cancer now it was hard to finish what I've been working on for so long. I get that fatigue, I get that chemo-brain which makes it hard to focus sometimes. Fortunately I have an amazing team of talented friends and colleagues to help … Continue reading Cover Art – Final
Over the last two years I've been focusing most of my time and attention on my Cast Down series or horror novels, and I enjoy using my lifetime of paranormal research to entertain readers (and hopefully give them a second thought about what might be "haunting" them). However, my first foray into writing was through … Continue reading By Raphael Bound
When did we go and get all entitled? I feel older by the day now saying stuff like, "When I was your age," and "When I was growing up..." Because it was a different world just a few decades ago. I remember working really hard and going without. I don't ever remember stimulus checks coming … Continue reading Age of Entitlement
It used to be a big thing to have a profession. To work at the same company for thirty years and retire from there and get a gold watch or something. "What do you do?" "I'm an architect." "I'm an accountant." "I'm a secretary." People in the town where I grew up in Fairfield County, … Continue reading What Do You Do?
Little known fact - I used to sell Avon. No, really. I did. I was looking for supplemental income, something I could do online, with a quality product and a company that'd been around forever. Hands down, AVON checked all my boxes. I wound up making enough to help some people out and got myself … Continue reading AVON Calling!
Ever since I thought about writing my first book, years ago, I dreamed of having it available in hard cover. Why? I can't explain it, but if you're a writer, too, you know what I'm saying even if I can't find the words to say it. And if you've ever had a favorite book as … Continue reading Hard Cover Joy