book signing

Never, never never give up.

Never, never never give up.

It’s thick, dressed in a white cover and with stylized black printing announcing the title. Inside is parked five years of my life as I pretended to live in another’s shoes, move to an imaginary town and step into another life. I am looking at the proof copy of my novel. First novel. How did […]

Writing Ideas

Writing Ideas

People ask me where I get ideas for my writing. The truth is most authors pull from their life and imagination. If you pay attention to what’s going on around you, you’ll find the most intriguing stories. In Lake Surrender I borrowed some characteristics from a couple of my students to make up the character […]

What Makes a Writer Tick?

Today I have the privilege of interviewing Cheryl Rogers, a children’s author. When I saw the word “camp” in one of her books, I knew I’d like her! Camp always equals great memories for me!! Hope you enjoy meeting Cheryl. We have with us Cheryl Rogers, author of the Bible Camp Mystery series teaching biblical principles […]

The Lonely Booksigner

The Lonely Booksigner

Not a good sign, I thought to myself as I surveyed the empty chairs.It was one of th0se famously sweaty southern days in North Carolina All the smart people were inside enjoying the aritficially cooled air. I sat outside listening to the lone guitar player, the squirrels, the laughter of the retirement party inside and  […]