Category Archives: The Creation of Story

Lost in the Digital Age

I was lost on a long, unending road somewhere between Bossier City, Louisiana and Hot Springs, Arkansas. My atlas was falling apart, plus it was hard to read while driving, my gas gauge had already passed E, and my pre-paid … Continue reading

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The Joys and Pains of Research Trips

Whatever doesn’t kill you … will likely humiliate, challenge and confound you, and eventually, if your’e a writer, end up in a story. I start every research trip with grand ideas, usually triggered by my rather explosive imagination: I’ll visit … Continue reading

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Mystery and Mayhem! Oh My!

With every novel release, readers often ask me, “Is this book based on your life?” My response: “In bits.” Then I leave it to them to decipher which parts are real, or at least, partially real. 😉 I’m noticing a … Continue reading

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The What If Game

My mind can bounce in a thousand directions, working every scenario a hundred ways, resulting in humorous and often irrational situations. Inside my head, there is never a dull … nor quiet … moment. What if our pilot falls asleep, there’s … Continue reading

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