Showing posts from October, 2018

Round Robin Blog Fest October 2018

It's been a while since I was part of the Round Robin Blog Fest. Over the past six months I've been editing my 3 Gilda Wright Mysteries to republish them with a new publisher. Two have already been re-released as Dead Without Honor and Dead Without Glory . On top of everything else, I've added one more novel to my Wild Blue Mystery series. I've completed book number four.  The Painted Lady will be released very soon as well.  As if that isn't enough, I will be releasing a whole new series in 2019! Stay tuned! How do you develop the tension every story needs to keep the reader involved? I love when a novel (or even a short story) tells a great story, keeps me entertained and intrigued, and isn’t totally predictable. I’m a sucker for a solid character who is far from perfect. To keep readers engaged, I use a number of techniques: ·        A character discovering something they shouldn’t know ·        A plot twist – throwing a monkey wrench into th

Happy Thanksgiving!

I've popped out from beneath mounds of editing long enough to with everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and let you all know I'll be at the Brampton Artist's Festival this coming Saturday, October 13 from 10am - 4pm with my books. The festival takes place at Bramalea Retirement Residence at 30 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton. Another piece of good news is that I've finished The Painted Lady and sent the manuscript off to my wonderful publisher Books We Love. If you've lost count, that's book Number 7! The one last book slated for 2018 is Dead Without Pride which I plan to submit on time Oct 15 for republishing. I had an amazing local photographer take some incredible headshots for my upcoming new books, public events, and websites. I'll be uploading those as soon as all these edits are done. In the meantime, here is a look at the postcards I'll be handing out this weekend.... I'll also be attending WOW at the Orangeville Public Library this coming N