The most disturbing book I’ve ever read

The most disturbing book I’ve ever read

As someone who visits the dark side on a regular basis for work, I don’t scare easily. Sure, I have some phobias, but I couldn’t remember the last novel that scared me or unnerved me…until now. When I was in Maui, I stumbled upon the most interesting...
Five awesome spooky beach reads

Five awesome spooky beach reads

Who says beach reads need to be light and fluffy? Sometimes there’s nothing better than feeling the chill of a spooky book on a hot summer day. Jaws sets the standard, of course, but here’s five others to make this summer a little creepier. 1. Gotta start...
Thank you. Yes, YOU.

Thank you. Yes, YOU.

So it’s here. The big day, the day books one and two of my GhostWriters series are released to the world. Of course I’d love for them to do well. I hope for that external validation, a nudge that confirms I made the right choice when I laid everything on...
IWSG: Defining success

IWSG: Defining success

One of my friends married a man whom most people would describe as successful. He makes a lot of money, works in exotic locations, and has incredible perks, which include a company-paid house, vehicle, and driver. On the personal side, he is in good health, takes...
The real Shawshank Redemption

The real Shawshank Redemption

One of my favourite works of fiction has long been Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, which was turned into an equally brilliant movie. But is it fiction? The “real” Andy Dufresne was a man named Frank Freshwaters. In 1957,...