December is a whirlwind of awesome

I can’t remember the last time I was this busy. Between wrapping presents, shopping, decorating, editing a super secret special project, writing the next No One’s book, just wow. WOW. But even though it is the craziest, busiest holiday we’ve had in a long, long […]

The Driving Force Behind Great Characters: Morality and Motivation

Souls of the Stones is on the road again today, and this time we’re visiting The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club!This tour stop is soo much fun! Not only are they congiously enthusiastic about books, they have a guest article by me today – The […]

Worldbuilding: Guns, Swords, and Realism

This is a post I’ve been meaning to make for a while, but I’ll admit it frequently slipped my mind. I noticed someone mentioning it on Goodreads today, which reminded me I’d never covered the topic in any depth. First, let me say, I’m not […]

A Whole New Look

Up until now, my “author presence” has been pretty closely tied to my book’s presence. I’ve used the series artwork and related images to decorate my pages. While I love the images, and they are very representative of the series, I realized they didn’t represent […]

The Next Big Thing

Is everyone beginning to recover from the holidays? Christine Pope tagged me for ‘The Next Big Thing’, and so for today’s post, I get to answer a bunch of really fun questions for you about me and Cornerstone! Christine writes in a variety of genre’s, […]


Music is such a huge¬† part of writing for me. I find that I write best when I can put headphones in and just lose myself in the music and the words. Even if I’m home alone, the headphones help because they focus me on […]