The Skye Trilogy-Uncovered

I have recently been reformatting all of my books on Kindle Create. This has also prompted me to go over my books once more and in doing so, I have been somewhat transported down memory lane. I thought it would be fun and insightful to detail to you, my amazing readers, how my work has…

Judging a Book by its Cover

Your book is finally complete after days, weeks and months of blood, sweat and tears. After editing and revisions you are now faced with the next step which is the book cover. Some will argue that the book cover is the most important aspect of the publishing process. Forget about the content itself, if you…

New Year Thoughts

Happy New Year! I feel like it has been forever since I last posted anything on my website. I can only blame the chaos of Christmas that has kept me away from the blogosphere. I was sitting here and thinking about the new year and the whole idea of resolutions. Honestly, I don’t believe in…

The Sex Scene

Why should I be ashamed to describe what nature was not ashamed to create?-Pietro Aretino When I started writing ‘Isle of Skye’ I made a conscience effort not to cave into the pressure of inserting erotica just because that was the new standard. I didn’t want my character Willa to jump into bed with someone…

Week in Review

This week has been full of surprises for me. My new book the ‘Isle of Skye’ is doing really well. I had this goal of, maybe, selling 100 books. I thought that this was pretty realistic thinking for a new, naïve, author. Not only did I sell 100 books this week, I’m now inching my…

Highs and Lows

I have learned a great deal in the last few days. The amazing joy of seeing for the first time my words in print. The tears that fell from my face are still imprinted on my skin. I have never felt more proud of myself than seeing my book preview. It was, aside from children being born,…