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Everybody’s Got Questions

Everybody’s Got Questions

With Julia’s Heart coming out in a couple of months I’ve had several people ask me, “how can you write a Black woman when you’re not a Black woman?” The funny thing is, no one ever asks me, “how can you write a homicidal maniac when you’re not a homicidal maniac?” I’m thinking either people …

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A Post I Hate To Write

A Post I Hate To Write

When I signed with Janet Reid more than a decade ago one of the perks was acquiring a new family of “agent siblings”– other writers she also represented. I found them to be, without exception, intelligent, funny, kind people. It has been an honor and a delight knowing each of them. One of these agent-sisters …

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A Story…

A Story…

In 2017, my 3rd book came out (Death and the Gravedigger’s Angel). I had turned the manuscript in to my publisher the winter/ spring of 2016 so it was actually written in 2015. It involved an army vet accused of killing a member of the hate group that interrupted his Muslim wife’s funeral. Trump had …

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It’s Been A Minute…

It’s Been A Minute…

*creeps into website like a YouTuber exploring an abandoned insane asylum* *looks around* *brushes away cobwebs* *uses a broom to shoo baby raccoon outside* Hi there! Long time no see. I’m sorry I’ve been out of touch for so long. I’ve had some health issues and some family issues. Also, my life has been a …

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Who vs. Whom

Who vs. Whom

Last night I read an entertaining book of true ghost stories. It would have been even better if the author’s grammar had been better. One issue he had was confusing who and whom. I have a trick for that so I thought I’d share it for anyone who’s interested. The difference between who and whom …

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Riddle Me This

Riddle Me This

I redesigned this website with five different headers on the main page that are set to load randomly. If you’re familiar with my books, one of the headers has something of particular significance. Anyone care to guess what it is?

My State of the Blog Address

My State of the Blog Address

Hi and welcome to my website and blog. If you’ve ever been here before, you might notice that it looks a little different around here. Allow me to fill you in on what’s going on. In the winter of 2014 my Agent, the lovely Janet Reid, found a home for my first book with Midnight …

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