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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Well, Happy Birthday to me, anyway. I know we celebrate our nation's birth with the signing of The Declaration of Independence on July 4. Actually the delegates endorsed it on July 2, 1776. Congress adopted it on July 4, 1776. So, this little celebration I'm launching will cover these days--which includes my own birthday. July 3 is an important date throughout history. For...

Reviews & Reviewing

Reviews & Reviewing I'm involved in a round-robin review group for Christian writers on Goodreads. I love writing and reading. Reviewing other's work is a challenge. I don't mind getting reviews from others, be they readers or writers. I learn from them no matter how critical they might get. But, writing a review of someone else's work ... that can be a minefield. Fortunately, the folks...

Unique

Unique Here's the trouble with writing something different, unique. As I try to get reviews and marketing attention for Sudden Mission, Nasty Leftovers, and Carolina Dawn, I often come across the question "Are these like the Harry Potter books, or The Hunger Games?" Uh. No. And, that's a problem. I can't piggy-back off the success of other authors by claiming if you like The Hunger Games, you'll...

Series End

Wednesday, Carolina Dawn releases and this represents the series end for Spirit Missions. Those who pre-ordered will see them in their e-readers, and the print editions ship from the printer then. For me, Spirit Missions started in 2012 with some wild ideas and the result was Sudden Mission. The series name didn't come about until after Nasty Leftovers and I knew there would be a third novel. It...

Price Promo

Price Promo Sudden Mission goes on sale for $0.99 today (or tonight or tomorrow, depending on when the price kicks in) on Amazon, Kobo, Nook, and iBooks! This price promo is good through Wednesday morning, July 27. Again, that depends on time zones and how quickly the price change takes on the various vendors. If you've held off getting started in the Spirit Missions series, now is the time to...