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A little magic to light up your day

Last year I attended a conference full of amazingly talented women. It was there that I met Reba Birmingham, author of Floodlight and Words on a Plate. Her gentle aura and genuine respect for our craft drew me to her, and by the end of our time in PA I considered her my friend. This… Continue reading A little magic to light up your day

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Ripples author,Evan Williams

I love it when I find another local author. This week it is my pleasure to interview Evan Williams, a fellow North Carolinian writing from the Asheville area. Hi Evan. I read that you entered your first writing competition in sixth grade and won second place. Would you please introduce yourself to my readers and… Continue reading Ripples author,Evan Williams

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Getting to know Anne Hagan

Since writing Sandman, I have had the opportunity to meet and learn from so many wonderful authors. It is like being given a key to an alternate universe, a beautiful one. It isn't that I couldn't talk to these folks before. I could have. It isn't that I am someone different now. I'm not. It… Continue reading Getting to know Anne Hagan

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Marketing woes of a new author

My debut novel, SANDMAN, was released December 15, 2018. Writing it was my second job for the last two years. My first job takes me to a local college where I work with a great team to ensure the best possible education for transfer students. I have to be there at 8:30, and I leave… Continue reading Marketing woes of a new author

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Interview with horror writer, Mia Carter

Today I had the honor of interviewing author, Mia Carter. Her debut novel is titled, The Dare. It was released in 2018. Mia, I got spooked just looking at the cover, so I want to start there. How did you decide on the cover art? I had fun picking out the cover, there were so… Continue reading Interview with horror writer, Mia Carter