2017 Read Local Book Fair

  Every year, I have the pleasure of being invited to the Read Local Book Fair, hosted by the Macon County Public Library.  And every year, the experience is different and refreshing.  I meet new people, learn new things, and also sell some books! As always, this year was a pleasant experience.  You can see... Continue Reading →


Yes, my home, Franklin, NC, my place of work, Southwestern Community College, and my alma mater, Western Carolina University, was in the path of totality during yesterday's Great American Eclipse.  You've probably heard about it already, or experienced it yourself, but if not, here is my experience. While my family hiked up one of the... Continue Reading →


Some of you thought I may have crawled into a hole after my last post, but no, I'm still alive and kicking.  I admit, that bad review really threw me through a loop, but no matter what, I knew I couldn't give up this hobby of mine.  I love it too much, and even if... Continue Reading →

An Author’s Worst Nightmare

Yesterday, I got a bad review.  No, it wasn't my first one, and it sure won't be my last.  But this particular one questioned my whole being an author, which affected me deep in my core.  I knew there would be criticism, and I knew there would be those who wouldn't like the type of... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Block

Hi everyone!  First off, I wanted to take a moment and thank you all for your support throughout the release of Vigilante.  I have completed my final scheduled book signing, as of right now, and I couldn't be more grateful for those who came out and supported me.  You all rock! Those of you who... Continue Reading →

Vigilante Now Available!

The moment we have all waited for has finally arrived!  Vigilante is now available worldwide!  I am so excited to see that so many of you have already purchased the book, and I can't wait to see what you think of it. The success of Aluria has relied on only one thing:  YOU.  You all... Continue Reading →

JTV: Regina Myers

Part of the Journey to Vigilante Regina Myers is a new major character I have introduced into The Aluria Adventures.  We saw her briefly in Aluria, and I knew at the beginning of the second book that she would play a major role in this new story.  I will warn you now, she's going to... Continue Reading →

JTV: Tessa Warren

Part of the Journey to Vigilante Don't you believe that Princess Tessa Warren is one of the more interesting parts about The Aluria Adventures?  I would like to think so.  Her role in the series hasn't changed in the series since I invented her decades ago.  Since day one, I knew she would be royal. ... Continue Reading →

JTV: Bonnie Hunter

Part of the Journey to Vigilante I've heard from a lot of you that Bonnie Hunter is your favorite character.  I can certainly understand why.  She can act as a mother, friend and comedian all at the same time.  As you can tell, the series cannot survive without her, and I am so blessed to... Continue Reading →

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