The haunting of Abercromby Square

The haunting of Abercromby Square

Before I begin this week’s tale of terror, some most welcome writing news! My publisher has chosen the winner of the Name My Book contest, and the lucky recipient of all the honors, including unlimited bragging rights, is JG Faherty with his suggestion, Valley...
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...
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...
IWSG: How to get your novel in bookstores, part II

IWSG: How to get your novel in bookstores, part II

Welcome, dear writers. As promised, here is the continuation of last month’s post, Making friends with booksellers. This month, the stellar advice is courtesy of Maryelizabeth Yturraide and R.J. Crowther Jr., both from Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego, California....