“Raven's Cove, a great mystery by Mary Ann Poll. Avoid it when winds are gusting to hurricane speed outside.
No extra creepiness needed.” ~Bonnye Matthews
Step aside Stephen King, Alaska’s Mary Ann Poll is here to spin new tales of the super-natural and the ungodly, as her heroes and heroines take on the forces of evil on 'The Last Frontier.'
I’ve lost count of how many people ask me when I started writing or how I knew I was supposed to write. Those two questions always make me uncomfortable. You see, I didn’t start my early life aspiring to be … Continue reading →
For as long as I remember, it has been a Christmas Eve tradition in the Bricken household to go door-to-door and sing. So, Grandma and I squeezed into to Bart’s old truck and off we went with Wendy, Pastor Lucas … Continue reading →
It is an amazing accomplishment to write a book. It is even a greater achievement to navigate the stormy seas of publishing and reach the shore with your finished product. If you chose to publish as an independent author, or … Continue reading →
I have enormous respect for authors of reference books for other writers. There is one in particular that I go to time and again—The Pocket Muse by Monica Wood. If you are having difficulty beginning your novel, or if you’re … Continue reading →
Just the title of this blog is enough to make me want to go take a nap. I mean, really, this is awfully technical stuff for a creative writer. (Do I hear an “AMEN?”) Still, they are the only way … Continue reading →