Eating Egypt

Eating Egypt

Reader question: “Was that strange combination Egyptian meal you described real?” The reader was referring to koshari, the national dish of Egypt (also known as kushari), which Fatima treats Kate and Jackson to in the third GhostWriters book, Temple of...
IWSG: “They’re not your people.”

IWSG: “They’re not your people.”

One of the most freeing things a life coach ever taught me was the phrase, “They’re not your people.” Bad review? Not your people. Rejection? Not your people. Didn’t get the job? Not your people. Please don’t misunderstand. Sometimes, a...
IWSG: Searching for the Magic Bullet

IWSG: Searching for the Magic Bullet

This month’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group question asks what pitfalls you’d warn other writers to avoid on their publication journey. The best advice I can give, (other than my oft-repeated “Don’t take advice from other writers”)...
Unsolved Mysteries: Who killed Atlanta’s children?

Unsolved Mysteries: Who killed Atlanta’s children?

Police arrested a monster on June 21, 1981. If their evidence was correct, Wayne Williams was responsible for one of the most horrific reigns of terror in American history. Twenty-nine African-American children had been brutally murdered, along with at least two men...
Haunted Travel: The world’s spookiest islands

Haunted Travel: The world’s spookiest islands

When people think of islands, they envision sun, surf, and piña coladas. But islands aren’t all Jimmy Buffet tunes and limbo sticks. You may be surprised by the darkness lurking beneath that shimmering sand. Here are my picks for five of the world’s...