Category Archives: Inside Info

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

First of all, I wish to thank everyone who has purchased a copy of Seahawk’s Sanctuary!    Now on to the surprises… Surprise #1 –  Since the last week of December, I have been working on a second edition printed through Amazon’s CreateSpace.   I was able to do some minor tweaking, and there has been […]

Hello 2012 – I’m Back!

Okay, I didn’t forget y’all.   My job is very demanding during the month of January, but I made it.  Thank goodness.   Now, on to better things! This past month I’ve also been spending every spare moment working on a surprise for my readers.  This project will be complete in another week, and I can’t […]

Thanksgiving in the North Carolina Mountains

We had a wonderful trip to Asheville, NC for the long Thanksgiving weekend, and boy did I need it!  We went to Biltmore on Thanksgiving Day and finally got to see the house and grounds decorated for the holiday season.  IT WAS MAGNIFICENT!!!  In my opinion, Biltmore is one of those must see places. We […]

Seahawk’s Sanctuary Q&A: The marsh scene reads as if it’s a memory…Is it?

Okay… You caught me!!!  Yes, this a memory of my one and only experience harvesting oysters.  It was my first summer/fall in the coastal region of South Carolina.  In the mid-1970s, the tourist season ended the middle of September and some of the local business owners would rent beach houses in Garden City on the […]

Seahawk’s Sanctuary Q&A: Is Grant’s plantation a real place?

I’m getting a few of these type of questions about Seahawk’s Sanctuary. — Are any of the colonial Charleston buildings or Grant’s plantation house actual places?  And, are any of the events, my memories?   So I thought that I would dedicate a post to answering these questions.  Please post questions and/or comments about the […]

“How Did You Come Up With The Stories?”

I have been asked this question more than once.  Actually, having no professional training in creative writing, I thought that all authors wrote through inspiration.  When I attended my first book conference, boy, was I surprised!!!  Outlines everywhere… story lines, plot development, character names with development, etc, etc, etc.  And I am quite certain, if […]