Saturday, August 24, 2019
Aug 07 2018

6 Aug 2018 My Favorite Scene

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I've written a lot of scenes over the past four years since I first started writing novels, but I believe my favorite will always be a horrifying scene where Nicky James is almost killed from my second novel. I spent hours sorting it out in my head to get it just the way I wanted it. I've included the scene below. If you like it you might enjoy reading the rest of Nicky's story in "Best Laid Plans." 

As the truck passed by her slowly, she saw it was Michael. She looked away quickly, but it was too late. The truck squealed to a stop in the middle of the road, and he jumped out with the engine still running and dashed across the street toward her. She took off running, but the new weight in front of her slowed her down. He caught her by the arm and spun her around. He stared at her pregnant belly. Nicky’s heart beat loudly in her chest and her mouth went dry. She tried to pull away, but he just gripped her arm tighter with each move she made.

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Jul 24 2018

24 Jul 2018 Goldies and Research

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I’ve heard about a place people call hell; it sounds pretty bad. Based on what they say, I’m pretty sure it’s Las Vegas. I just returned from the Golden Crown Literary Society 2018 Annual Conference and Award Ceremony. It was held in Las Vegas. Despite the extreme heat and large crowds, the conference was amazing. I met a lot of new writers and saw some old friends. Additionally, I learned so much from the author panels and master classes presented at the conference.

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