Sword of Power is the third episode of the Carver Co. Mystery series. You’ll love to hate the Count, and feel very sympathetic towards the Countess.
It was a hot, muggy, summer day. As the sun beat down relentlessly, I took refuge in the shade of the big oak tree in the meadow, just south of Marsh Landing, where I lived. In town, it was just plain unbearable! Out in the open meadow, I could at least get the benefit of […]
As you can see from the NaNoWriMo Winner’s Badge, I met the challenge–writing 52,000 words in November! After a false start with the first novel I set out to write in November, the characters of the second novel were glad to share their story with me. Given that I always take a day of rest […]
Well, there are only 7 days left in the NaNoWriMo challenge. I still have a lot of work to do. I finished 38,000 words of my novel, so far, and have another 12,000 to go before midnight on the 30th. If I can keep up my current pace, and my characters are cooperating, I might […]
I see you standing there, trying to stay on your feet as the landing craft pitches in the shallow water near the shore of Juno beach. Who comes up with those names anyway? You’re so young, too young to be here. Your face is getting whiter by the minute. Is it from being sea sick, […]
Okay, I started writing The Man in the Black Suit for NaNoWriMo. I even finished the first chapter, and it looked promising. Then the characters decided not to talk to me anymore. So, I spent a whole day trying to figure out why. This morning, it became clear–the characters from another story were drowning them […]