Indie Book Reviews

Review: Between Two Minds: Awakening by D. C. Wright-Hammer

Between Two Minds: Awakening by D. C. Wright-Hammer is an amazing sci-fi thriller. It tells the story of a paraplegic named Ryan as he undergoes the process of a mind migration to get a new body. This concept alone had me hooked from the very beginning. There are so many interesting implications that come from… Continue reading Review: Between Two Minds: Awakening by D. C. Wright-Hammer

Author Interview

Author Interview with D.C. Wright-Hammer, author of Between Two Minds

I’m so excited to bring you my first Indie Author Interview of 2020 and I could think of no one better to kick us off than D.C. Wright-Hammer, author of Between Two Minds. If you haven’t read this book yet you absolutely need to pick it up as soon as possible. In fact, I originally… Continue reading Author Interview with D.C. Wright-Hammer, author of Between Two Minds

Indie Book Reviews

Review: Darkwind; Starchaser Saga Book 1 by R. Dugan

Every once in great while you run across a book that stops you in your tracks and makes you think, wow there is something really special about this book. Darkwind, by Renee Dugan, is that book. It is the story about a bookish princess named Cistine who overhears her parents discussing trouble brewing on their… Continue reading Review: Darkwind; Starchaser Saga Book 1 by R. Dugan

Crystal and Flint, The Journey Missions

Crystal and Flint is 1!

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of Crystal and Flint’s publication. It’s a crazy feeling knowing that my work has been out in the world for that long, something I had dreamed about and worked at for years. There are still moments when I’m working on The Journey Mission Series where it feels like these… Continue reading Crystal and Flint is 1!

Author Interview

Author Interview: Renee Dugan

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Renee Dugan author of The Chaos Circus and Darkwind, the first book of the Starchaser Saga. I first met Renee about three years ago on the NaNo forums, where we eventually joined the same cabin for a session of CampNano where we quickly realized that we didn’t want… Continue reading Author Interview: Renee Dugan

Crystal and Flint, My writing journey

Crystal and Flint Deleted Scenes

I love watching deleted scenes from movies. Those little moments that didn’t make the final cut, but can still give insight in the characters and stories. Just like in movies there are a lot of scenes that get cut when writing book. There’s lots of reasons why a scene gets cut. It might not move… Continue reading Crystal and Flint Deleted Scenes

Crystal and Flint, My writing journey

“That’s how it should always be.”

A few weeks ago I had the chance to sit down and talk to one of my readers. She’s the young teen daughter of a friend of mine from school. She was staying with her grandmother in our old neighborhood and I went over to give her a copy of Family Binds and I was… Continue reading “That’s how it should always be.”

My writing journey, Writing Tips

The power of owning your title

A little over a year ago, we got a new executive director for my department at work. As is always the case when there is new top management, he had grand plans for how to change things. He told us a story about visiting some start up tech company where all the employees were called… Continue reading The power of owning your title

Crystal and Flint, Family Binds, The Journey Missions, Writing Tips

Personality Tests and Characterization

Have you ever taken a personality test? They are one of my side interests and I’ve spent countless hours taking them and researching the different personality types. It really helps me to understand how different people take in information and interact with the world. My favorite resource for this is 16 Personalities which follows the… Continue reading Personality Tests and Characterization