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Storm, Gals, cable access, and The Roanoke Star

So many things to catch up on. The past few months have been wonderful chaos. Wrong Side of the Storm, the second in the Mothman Mysteries, is coming out April 8th. My plan for these mysteries is that they will be standalones that can be read in any order. So, if you didn't pick up … Continue reading Storm, Gals, cable access, and The Roanoke Star

Do word counts count? 2018 edition

Has it been a year already? Time flies when you're writing words. But just how many words should we be writing? Here's my annual look at YA word counts for traditionally published and indie authors. To get a feel for the mainstream market, I usually pull Barnes & Noble's list of teen bestsellers, but I'd … Continue reading Do word counts count? 2018 edition

Late summer events for readers

A couple of big events are coming up that are sure to be fun for any reader. First up is Once Upon an Author Signing at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Michigan. There are panels for writers on Aug. 10 with an toga-themed awards banquet that evening. The author signing will be held the next … Continue reading Late summer events for readers