Category Archives: Kindle Fiction

Playlist for Invertebrates

  In a past blog, I mentioned that generating a playlist for a book that I am writing is one of the keys to completing a novel. Each time I write a novel, I make a separate play list on … Continue reading

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Invertebrates is Finally Here!

My new novel Invertebrates is now available for 99 cents on the Kindle and Nook! It follows the story of a minor character from my first novel, Ernesto Sandoval. After a near-death experience and a dangerous brush with a child … Continue reading

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February Flash Fiction: Gloria to God in the Highest

This month, I’ve decided to share some of my flash fiction with you from my book Destined for Greatness and Other Stories. Enjoy! Gloria to God in the Highest For the first time, Gloria felt free to wear a dress … Continue reading

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From Zero to First Draft

I have almost finished the first draft to my most current novel. It has taken me roughly six months to arrive at this point in the process. This is how long it usually takes me to write a first draft … Continue reading

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By Any Other Name, Would The Character Be The Same?

I’ve never really liked my name. When I was really young, I couldn’t pronounce it. Later, in elementary school, I had  a heck of a time spelling it. In secondary school, I got teased because of it. At that point, … Continue reading

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From Snarky to Compassionate With a Simple Change in Person

I am a super fan of the Olympics. Specifically, I adore the winter games. Even as a child, I would make it a point to watch every sport I could during that two-week span of Olympic coverage on television. Back … Continue reading

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My Secret Weapon in Writing: Playlists

Recently, I’ve rediscovered an old favorite of mine. Back in the 80s, when I was an exchange student and lived overseas, I became a fan of a band from Spain (relatively unknown in the US) called El ultimo de la … Continue reading

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