Denver Beck’s Birthday Party

Denver Beck’s Birthday Party

In celebration of Denver Beck’s birthday (February 28th) we’re having a contest! Denver Beck’s Birthday Party Contest! Throughout the week I’ll be posting some of Beck’s favorite music on Facebook along with some of the most memorable Backwooods Boy moments. Come join in the party! (Post the answer to the question in the comments. Also, [Read more...]

Retro Thursday – Blog Posts from the Past

Retro Thursday – Blog Posts from the Past

Since it’s Throwback Thursday on Facebook, I decided to pull one of my old Live Journal blog posts from the past to share with you folks. I’ll do this now and then in between new posts. This one comes to you from Sept. 2010 and is entitled ZOMBIES, BEACHES & VODKA Zombies, beaches and vodka. [Read more...]

One Week Later (in the New Food World)

One Week Later (in the New Food World)

– For the “backstory” on what I’m writing about, please see this post – So I’m one week in on the new gluten/dairy (etc.) free diet. Since some of you have asked how I’m faring, here goes: After seven full days of ridiculously healthy food, I am relieved to find that I have no desire [Read more...]

A Little Help Needed Please….

A Little Help Needed Please….

 Looks like 2014 is definitely going to be one of change. Not to worry — I’m keeping the same husband, house, job and such like that. It’s the food that has to change because it’s slowly trying to kill me. It appears I have food intolerance issues (as compared to allergies like those folks for [Read more...]

Workshop Notice! How to Write a Young Adult Novel That Rocks

  I will be offering a class on how to write YA novels in the Atlanta area in February. It’s FREE!!! ** Registration is required due to room capacity** YAWorkshopOliver  (click here for the flyer!) Saturday, February 1, 2014 Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Northeast/Spruill Oaks Branch Library  Community Meeting Room 9560 Spruill Road [Read more...]

2013 in Review (or) You Did What?!?

2013 in Review (or) You Did What?!?

2013 was an incredible year for me on so many levels. But as much fun as it was to meet my readers and journey all over this planet, I’ll be home more in 2014. I *need/crave* that downtime to write my stories, so I’ll be like a Hobbit and enjoy the comforts of home (and [Read more...]

Grave Matters Novella

Grave Matters Novella

As promised, the Riley and Beck novella (set after Book #4) has begun on my Grave Matters website. I will be posting new sections every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in true serial form. So if you’re dying to know what happens to Riley and Den while he’s in <spoiler> studying to be a <spoiler>, this [Read more...]

Beck & Jackson Scene from FORGIVEN

Not everything I write finds its way into the final book. This is an outtake from FORGIVEN (Demon Trappers Book #3) and it happens right before Riley and Beck share a deep conversation and a cookie on Stewart’s porch the night before the final battle with Sartael. Beck has been tracking the people responsible for [Read more...]

*The* Riley & Beck Scene

One of the key dynamics in the Demon Trappers series is an event between Riley and Beck that occurred two years before the first book. This is that interaction (I call it the “Riley kicked to the curb” scene) and it sets up their tumultuous relationship. It explains why Riley detests him so much and why [Read more...]

UK 2013 Tour Schedule

UK 2013 Tour Schedule

You asked for me and so you’ve got me in the Merry Olde Land of England (and Scotland) in late October and early November. Not to worry Ireland — you’re on the schedule for next year. And I haven’t forgotten about Wales in 2014, either.  ;-) As per usual, my UK schedule has a few [Read more...]