The Devil’s Elbow

Coming 10.31.18




How to Write a Mystery, Writing Thrillers

How to Write a Mystery, Writing Thrillers



Trying your hand at writing thrillers – the most exciting and suspenseful of all genres? Look no further for guidelines on crafting a compelling plot, creating incredible characters, constructing an airtight mystery, and much more.

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Moments & Child Abuse Awareness

All proceeds from the sale of Moments will be donated to Childhelp through the month of April.  Together we can make a difference.

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You take a sip from your drink and feel different. That may be because your torso has an extra arm protruding from it. Another sip, another arm. Then a wing. What happens if you finish the drink?


Great writing prompts at Writers Digest. For example:


The click of the pistol’s hammer wakes you. A velvety voice lilts out of your vision, “Give me a good one liner and I just may let you live.” You can see two of your friends hiding outside the door, signaling to you that they are working on saving you. What do you tell the nice lady? Write this scene.


Ollie, Ollie Oxen Free

Ollie, Ollie Oxen Free

In the late 1990’s, the bodies of eight women were discovered in a remote region of the Mark Twain National Forest – each one had been abducted from the St. Louis area, more than 100 miles away. A serial killer’s shocking crimes terrorized the city of St. Louis for 2 years and stopped suddenly. He left one clue to his identity – a survivor…

Carol Waverly, equipped with intelligence, a strong will, and charismatic personality, successfully put the past behind her – at least that’s what she thought. She buried the dark memories, and started over, finding true happiness with her new husband, Phil, and living in the safety of a small town – until…

The taunting phone calls started again – buried memories came flooding back…

15 years later, he’s back – ready to resume his deadly game of hide and seek with Carol as his number one playmate.

Coming 06.15.14

Paperback and eBook editions



Bliss Falls: Special Preview… First 10 Chapters

The small town of Bliss Falls, Missouri falls under attack when a madman ravages the flooded rural community, kidnapping Mayor Marston’s twins Amy and Shannon. When Shannon, a strong, determined young woman escapes confinement it sets off a series of disturbing events no one could ever imagine. Secrets are exposed and Bliss Falls will forever change when those secrets kill.

Bliss Falls: Special Preview… First 10 Chapters on Issuu



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Breathe in April – Child Abuse Awareness Month

Breathe in April – Child Abuse Awareness Month

In the United States alone, more than four children die every day as a result of child abuse and neglect. Breathe is intended to bring awareness to the devastating epidemic we call child abuse. Proceeds are donated to Childhelp.

Breathe is a tale of two friends who share a common, yet devastating bond. Becca, healing from her own emotional and physical wounds, tries to help her friend Emily who suffers from abuse at the hand of her mother.

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Breathe in April

Breathe in April is a campaign to bring awareness to the devastating epidemic of child abuse. A special edition of Breathe will be available worldwide on 3/17 and proceeds will be donated to charity. Please join me in the fight to prevent and bring awareness to child abuse.

More than four children die every day as a result of child abuse and neglect.