My Ramblings

Check below to find articles, ramblings, musings and thoughts. You'll also find teasers to my new books and insights into your favorite characters that weren't published.

How Much Work Goes Into Writing a Novel?

Did you ever wonder how much work goes into writing a novel? When I was much younger (and much more naïve), I thought that all I needed to get these stories out of my head and onto paper was a pen and, well, paper. And while that is true, there’s so much more to it. First, and foremost, there is the sheer volume of time it takes to get those words out to the paper. Let’s take the average novel

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Surprise! (I’m Back)

After some much-needed time away, I think I’m ready to jump into writing again. God has been good to me over the past two years (wow, has it been that long!?!). I have traveled, I have worked, I have served and I have grown as a person and as a writer. And now, I think it is time to dust of my pencil and keyboard and get back to creating worlds and expressing the truths that I have within. I

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Where Have You Gone

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. From author interviews to just regular blog posts, you may think I’ve fallen off the planet. I have, of sorts. I have pushed hard to get Fort Reiley released, published and publicized. Several months later, and I am bruised and tired. Putting all of my energy into the books has been an interesting project, and I have many plans and dreams. But right now, God has put other things on my heart that

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Brodie Wade Book #3 — Azazel Has a Child

So, I’m working tonight on my latest WIP. Azazel Has a child. It’s the final book in the Brodie Wade series. I have had several people ask me about it. In all of the hurry to get Fort Reiley out, I had to put AHAC on the back burner. Well…. Brodie’s back.  The good news is that I have made some great progress on the story lately. The bad news is that this is FAR from being the final, official

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