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Why I love using funky dialect

I live in the Cayman Islands, and even within our three small islands, there's different word usage, dialects, and speech patterns. Caymanians have colorful words and expressions they use for everyday sayings. I wanted to bring that to my Deadly Series and have the sayings shine through the characters and stories. As my critique partner said, [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:17:58+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Deadly Names – The search for characters

Do you ever wonder how writers come up with the names for their characters? I'm very picky about my character names and so are my characters. Whenever I choose a character's name or if I'm lucky and they tell me their names, I look up the meaning to see if it suits them. For instant the meaning of my [...]

By | 2016-03-31T07:20:59+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Categories: Books, Deadly Bloodlines|Tags: , |1 Comment

Half the Year is…Gone!

One of the marks of superior people is that they are action-oriented. One of the marks of average people is that they are talk-oriented.” — Brian Tracy This quote jumped out at me when I saw it. It was perfect for today's post since accomplishing your goals requires action, as much as I'd like to [...]

Preparing for a Deadly Race

"I use Grammarly for proofreading because little green grammar gremlins are one step closer to taking over the world." November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWri), so I decided to use it as an opportunity to write book two, Deadly Race, in my Deadly Series. The edits for book one, Deadly Bloodlines, is in the hands of my [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:27+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Categories: Deadly Race|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Deadly Bloodlines is going global – Book Blitz!

My latest book, Deadly Bloodlines, was released late last month (YIPEE), so I decided to take it on tour. Years after leaving Cayman because of her notorious serial killer mother, Angel Mason returns as an inspector on the police force. On the twentieth anniversary of her mother’s capture, someone is murdered in the same manner as her [...]

I like it FAST!

I love fast cars. No, I don't sit on my couch on Sunday's watching cars go around a track for hours. That's not my style. What I do like however, is the look of fast cars, especially sports cars. I wouldn't necessarily want to drive one everyday, but on the weekends or to blow off [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:48+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: Writing|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

GOAL! That’s football right?

No, I'm not talking about football when I say goal. I'm talking about goals for 2013. In my blog, 2013 I'm kicking your butt, I talked about sharing my goals for this year and making myself accountable to well, you. I actually have a month by month breakdown which is more detailed, but I thought you'd [...]

By | 2018-02-13T11:18:50+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Categories: Get Organized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on GOAL! That’s football right?