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Quote from today’s writing…

The old ones tell stories of a time before the scourge when girls were born just as often as boys. They say a lot of crazy stuff that no one believes. A time before the scourge among them. Like there ever was a time different than now.

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The Gender Lottery is coming soon!

Have I got a doozy coming up for you! If you're squeamish about Stephen King/Twilight Zone style horror, this one might not be for you. I know writing it gave me a serious case of the creepers. Recently, a short story I read in high school popped into my head. The...

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Win a fictional demise!

Have you ever dreamed of starring in a horrific fictional death? I know! Me too! Hehe. I am now in full swing on writing Sole Killer while also reviewing the minor beats of the story as I go along. As I was doing a minor beat review the other day, I happened upon a...

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The reason for contagious yawning…

So, after looking at that cute kid yawning and then reading the word yawn a couple of times, did you yawn or feel like yawning? I yawned and I wrote this! I was traveling home yesterday at the end of a long Lyft>airplane>shuttle>car ride and my daughter Soji let out a...

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Sole Survivor in great company!

Snapped a pic of this the other day. Sole Survivor is in great company between Stephen King at the top and Douglas Adams at the bottom. Thanks to all the readers out there who are enjoying the book! Now to figure out how they charge so much... Haha.

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The Beepocalypse is out and $0.99 for a limited time!

The end of bees or people? Now, that's a dramatic question! The second book in my middle grade adventure series is finished and ready to take you on a wild ride. It's designed for 7-12 year olds, but I'm hearing from quite a few adults that they enjoyed it, too. My...

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The Beepocalypse paperback cover is ready to roll!

The paperback cover for The Beepocalypse is ready to roll. Once the final edits are incorporated, this book will be lofted into the electronic ether. Every baby must eventually grow up and begin their own adventure in the world. As Hannibal from the A-Team always...

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The Beepocalypse is off to the beta readers!

The Beepocalypse, Book 2 in The Best Adventures series, will be out in the next couple of weeks! Wahoo! I love many parts of the writing process (though not all!) and sending a fledging story off to a group of wonderful beta readers is definitely one of those parts....

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Quote from today’s writing…

Mom always worried about Uncle Albert working so much for being as old as he was. I didn’t know exactly how old that was because he never said a number, just that you were as young as your back was limber and your brain was...

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The trials and tribulations of getting a new book cover!

As I've mentioned before, I've started writing a middle grade series of books for my daughters in between the more mature apocalyptic stories that I normally write. They are a fun break between the bigger, crazier, scarier books and I love writing stories that they...

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Quote from today’s writing…

I looked over my shoulder and fear shocked me like I’d shuffled around in wool socks on shag carpet for a whole month and then licked my finger and touched a metal door knob.

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Quote from today’s writing…

“We would look so fab glam with first place gold medals draped around our necks. Like here’s your passport,” she made a stamping motion with one hand, “and now you’re in Paris walking down a runway with a giant purple hat that looks like an octopus made out of ping...

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Episode 27: Nicholas Sansbury Smith

EPISODE 27 NICHOLAS SANSBURY SMITH We chat with Nicholas Sansbury Smith, the grandfather of the post-apocalyptic genre! (I call him that, at least.) We discuss his experiences as a hybrid author and how that works with his numerous and successful series. He talks...

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Quote from today’s writing…

Mom and Dad said the news was sensationalized to push our lizard brain’s buttons. That it brainwashed people into thinking the world was a terrible place and so you should be scared all the time. That sounded like a lot to do in just thirty...

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