- Publisher: Blake Press; Hardback 8.5 by 11, Illustrate ed. edition (September 15, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1942231490
- ISBN-13: 978-1942231493
When I am sleepy, as seldom as that is, I have a struggle. Once I lay on my left side, my right brain becomes as fluid as coffee. A stream of thoughts images and plots pour into the carafe that must be residing in my left brain. The horizontal coffeemaker once again stirs me out of bed where I write down the stream of consciousness before it cools.
I had a little book, it was the merest thought, the merest character until it blossomed into a full-fledged idea and a full fledged story.
I said I would be working on a new genre and I am happy to announce I am well into the story and I am very excited about the characters and their interactions.
I started with one type of book in mind and took it up a notch. I am so glad I did. These characters had so much more going for them than I at first imagined. I do love when a character shakes me up and says “Hey Listen!”
I am listening Dolcey, I am listening. Hurry up and tell me what I need to know. Hiram needs to get his story out too.
Don’t worry Hiram, I have you started too. Hold on, hold on, you are about to be set free. Keep feeding me your backstory. I am listening.
Two strong characters with a lot of appeal coming soon. Oh, what a time to be writing!
Goodreads is a site I go to on a regular basis. Both as an author with books listed and as a reader with reviews showing. I created my account before I became an author and I write under a pseudonym so I didn’t think to check and see if my book was up there. Then one day I checked. It was there! I had to make a new account to attach it to the author page. From there, it was a race to learn as fast as possible how to make Goodreads a good fit for me. Me the author, not me the reviewer.
Thank you, Robbie Cheadle from Robbie’s Inspiration for nominating me for this award. Robbie was sweet enough to nominate me for this as I was recuperating from Mystery Thriller Week. I really appreciate you thinking of me.
Continue reading “A Lovely Award Nomination!”
I was so honored to be asked by Yvonne Mason to be on her online radio program. She is a mystery/thriller writer in her own right, and I was excited to say yes. I am starting her book The Mad Hatter this evening and I can’t wait.
The hour-long event was so fun. Once I put my nerves aside. I am not the most outgoing person, but I am in line for the most talkative award. The interview was about my writing as Sojourner McConnell and I was able to share the story behind The Path of the Child. I was also able to discuss Mystery Thriller Week and my WIPs .
Once someone told me that could do an excellent impression of me. That took me by surprise. I don’t even think I could do an impression of me. I said, “Okay?”
He said, “Why, why, why?”
I guess he had me pegged. I do question everything. For me life is a mystery. I have so many questions, but I guess the big one is why am I here. But, then, a string of other questions arises from that one.