Persuasion by Jane Austen

This novel was my introduction to the legendary Jane Austen and I can honestly say that as a storyteller this marvellous author blew me away. The book has a simple premise and follows the rekindling of a long lost love from youth in a more mature time in the life of the main characters. The […]

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The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner

The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck was a refreshing surprise. It’s a sweet story filled with some funny moments, interesting plot movements and a well-constructed premise.  The book touches lightly on faith, Bible knowledge and Christian beliefs but it doesn’t make clear what doctrines it ascribes to. I especially enjoyed the humour in the storytelling, […]

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

This is the first Gillian Flynn novel I read. I think this author is a great storyteller and very clever. I do have a problem with foul language, though. I really don’t think it needs to be there to tell a good story. But oh well, that’s just a personal preference I guess. On the […]

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Latest Release

I am really excited to announce the release of this collection of romance short-stories through Whispering Willow Press. ‘Path of the Heart’ features heartwarming, fun tales about love. This collaborative work was written by two fellow authors (Robecca Austin and Christine Colorado) and me. Our book is now available through Amazon in e-book and paperback […]

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The Courage of Becoming a Writer

  Dormant Dreams Sometimes we re-discover dormant dreams that are buried underneath a pile of life that simply happened to us. If you are one of the lucky ones, who can find a respite from the burdens of the everyday comings and goings, you might be able to catch a glimpse of those dreams snoring […]

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The Starlight Crystal by Christopher Pike

I read this book twice. Once as a teenager and once as an adult. When I read it as a teenager I thought this book was amazing. It really did affect the way I thought and understood what I knew about Creation and a Higher Power. But then I didn’t know Pike wrote influenced by […]

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Four Reasons Why it’s Worth Attending a Writers’ Conference for Beginner Writers When you are a writer, just starting in your writing career, there are many things you are required to learn, understand and do in your journey towards becoming a published writer,  an author. The main one is, of course,  dedicating as much time […]

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