New Release: SILAS SAVAGE is now available

SILAS SAVAGE

SILAS SAVAGE

MAN ON A MOTORBIKE

MAN ON A MOTORBIKE

Short story romance novelette SILAS SAVAGE, the second and final part in the Linda’s Heartbreak series after MAN ON A MOTORBIKE, is now available to readers. It can be found on the following sites:

Smashwords

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

I-Tunes

Kobo

Scribd

Overdrive

Indigo

Start December with a mystery: purchase MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED and receive PATRICIA’S HOLIDAY AFFAIR #FREE

Start off your December with a mystery: purchase MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED on Amazon or Smashwords, and receive PATRICIA’S HOLIDAY AFFAIR for FREE on Amazon and Smashwords. Offer is valid on both Amazon and Smashwords from today, Wednesday 30 November 2016 until Sunday, 4 December 2016.

MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED

MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED

PATRICIA'S HOLIDAY AFFAIR

PATRICIA’S HOLIDAY AFFAIR

**Where a reader purchases on an Amazon site other than Amazon.com, they have the option to receive the FREE book as a MOBI file by email or another format they request.

**Price is based upon my US book prices on both Amazon and Smashwords.

**Send copy of book purchase receipt from Amazon and Smashwords to the following email address:

tghslg@hotmail.com

to receive PATRICIA’S HOLIDAY AFFAIR for FREE.

 

BLACK FRIDAY BOOK OFFER: Buy one of my books, receive one of equal value #FREE

For the Black Friday weekend from 25th November to 27 November 2016, I am offering on Smashwords a special offer on my collection of books; buy one of my books, and receive one of equal value for FREE. Choose from a range of over twenty stories including romance, paranormal, crime, young adult, humor and comedy, mystery, and Christmas themes. Here is how it works; for example:

MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED

MAXWELL SLADE HAS VANISHED

*If you buy any 0.99c book, I will gift you another book of your choice for 0.99c.

HEARTBREAKER

HEARTBREAKER

*If any 1.99 book is purchased, you receive another 1.99 book, or two 0.99c books of your choice.

THE GREAT HIGH SCHOOL LOVE GAME

THE GREAT HIGH SCHOOL LOVE GAME

*If you buy my 2.99 book then you receive any 3 x 0.99c books, or any 1.99 and any 0.99c book of your choice.

*

**Price is based upon my US book prices on Smashwords.

**ADAM, MY GUARDIAN ANGEL and LOOKING BACK are not included in the offer.

**Send copy of book purchase receipt from Smashwords to the following email address: tghslg@hotmail.com

and detail which book(s) you would like to receive as your gift with your specific purchase.

Can I Include Dialog in My Story Plan?

This is something I regularly do when composing a plan for a new book, and find it can be extremely helpful when writing up the initial rough draft of the manuscript. It really depends upon the kind of book one is writing, and how one feels when they are writing whether or not to include dialog in the plan. I find that some books are more along the lines of just plotting the action in the first instance, and segmenting the scenes into chapters or parts of a chapter without dialog.

Story Writing Plan Image (Image Credit: jppi at- morguefile.com)

Story Writing Plan Image (Image Credit: jppi at morguefile.com)

Many times when writing the plan, I find myself carried away by certain scenes, and the dialog just flows from these character exchanges. By having scenes peppered with dialog in the plan, it can make the writing of the first draft so much simpler, as it can be a matter of copying these scenes into the rough draft, and using these as a starting point when refining the particular book in later stages.

If you are not certain about including dialog in your initial story plan, give it a try and see how it works for you. Every writer is different in the way they plan their stories, and execute the writing of these. If you are like me and dialog can crop up when least expected, run away with this if you feel it works, and expect to make yourself excited about the story, and readers in the process when you publish the final draft!

MARIEL’S MARRIAGE MAYHEM is now available

MARIEL'S MARRIAGE MAYHEM

MARIEL’S MARRIAGE MAYHEM

Comedy-romance novella MARIEL’S MARRIAGE MAYHEM is now available to readers. It can be found on the following sites:

Smashwords

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

I-Tunes

Kobo

Scribd

Overdrive

Inktera

Indigo

Double Cover Reveal: ALBY MARTIN and SILAS SAVAGE

Today I have a double book cover reveal rounding out my books for 2016. New adult romance novelette ALBY MARTIN is first, due in October 2016, followed by short story romance SILAS SAVAGE, the sequel to MAN ON A MOTORBIKE, which will be released in December, 2016.

ALBY MARTIN

ALBY MARTIN

Cute, spunky university student Alby Martin likes nothing more than to take life as it comes, with a big smile, and heart to match. One day at the park he encounters Faire, a young woman with a troubled home life, and Alby becomes enchanted with the ethereal, but unsettled young woman. A central thorn in Faire’s life is her stepfather Everett who is suspicious of anyone who comes into contact with her. Faire had made a promise to her late mother to look after Everett which he exploits at every turn to his advantage. Will Everett’s interference in their relationship be the ultimate straw, and Alby come to regret his attachment to Faire?

SILAS SAVAGE

SILAS SAVAGE

Tragedy has visited Linda’s life yet again, and unable to cope with the loneliness she moves in with her parents. One day she meets the man on the motorbike one year after their initial encounter, and is drawn to get to know him better, despite her parents’ misgivings. Will his moody disposition, and secrets from his past make Linda regret that she came into contact with the enigmatic, volatile Silas Savage?