Big city party-girl Amanda Barber has been spoiled most of her life. But life for Amanda suddenly becomes a major challenge: adapting to small town life, dealing with her handicapped brother and constantly butting heads with a frustrating local cop.
As a police officer and former Marine, “responsibility” is Max Bryson’s
Having written both a nonfiction book and a fiction book about gangs, people often ask me why gangs? I first encountered gangs as a young newspaper reporter in New Jersey, when I was assigned to write a story about a notorious motorcycle gang delivering Christmas toys to a local hospital.
At last year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, I picked up a book on Scottish myths and legends. I was spellbound. Some of those stories kindled my imagination and made me look at my homeland through fresh eyes.
Living in Scotland is awesome. Soaring mountains, inky lochs, thousand-acre skies - just looking
I think I write because I tend to live inside my head, always thinking up stories about everything I see or hear around me. I also have a fondness for drawing, which, oddly enough, certainly lead me to writing: drawing is simply yet another way to write stories.
I recently used
Just wanted to drop by today and make sure you know about the Virginia Festival of the Book (vabook.org), especially our romance track “Love Fest”! We gather fabulous romance authors together in Charlottesville every March. For 2017 the event will take place March 22-26. Below I have separate info for
Every author has been asked: Where do you get your ideas? The short answer is: Everywhere. Something you see or read germinates an idea and a story unfolds. Sometimes the story comes together quickly, but most often weeks of building mental scenes and snippets of dialog, setting, and action must
I’m often asked why I write medievals. It’s because I’m fascinated by the historical events and lifestyles in general and of late medieval England in particular. My interest sparked when I was in a production of Richard III in college and wondered how much of what Shakespeare wrote was true.