Saturday, January 24, 2015

Free Book Week!

I've given Flashes of Fiction Series a Makeover, and Volume 4 is ready for pre-order to download on Jan 30th. Here the schedule for a week of free books.

Free Jan. 26 and 27th. 

Five short stories for quick, fun reads. Each volume contains stories in various genres, so there is something for every reader. 

Metro Dome-(sci-fi) In the future, families live domes to protect themselves for the scorching sun, but one man longs for the days when families lived in houses and the worlds seemed endless. 

Viral Smiles-(humor) A young lady decides to put the theory to test that smiles are contagious with some humorous results. 

Shannon Elizabeth Riley- (mystery) A little girl finally finds her way home after being lost for 30 years 

Operation Onion- (sci-fi/speculative fiction) Samuel is born with a strange affliction that makes him emits different odors based on his moods and this makes people shy away from him. But, Samuel‘s mother says God has a plan for everyone, so does this mean Samuel will find his place in this world? 

The Handbag- (sci-fi) Sara finds a handbag that seems to make money on cue, but all good things have a catch. Right?


Free Jan. 28-29

Stories include: 


Finder's Weepers: Leonard get caught up in his own web of lies. 


Remain Calm: The insane never question their own sanity. 


Punctilious: Being on time just may be a matter of life and death 


Assailant: A strange increase in burglaries occur ahead of a warm front. 


Laugh Like a Baby: A story of mixed up emotions--Literally!





Free Jan. 30-31

Grandma's Scrapbook: Grandma’s bags are packed, and she is ready for a death vacation. 


Destination...3009: Jim finished building his time machine, and he’s ready to see what advances the future has to offer, but he is stunned by what he doesn't find. 


My Friend, Clarence: Jeremy knows intimate details about the murders of several young girls. He claims his friend, Clarence, is the perp. The only problem--Clarence is Jeremy’s imaginary friend 


The Weed Whisperer: Simon is a gardening guru. Weeds never dare to grow in his garden or flowerbeds, but Simon learns that weeds will attack if provoked. 


One Man's Trash: Sometimes a good deal isn't always what it seems.


Available for Pre-order now!

5 Short stories: 


Murder~ of the Future: Artificial intelligence has evolved, and Henry is on trial for the murder of an 
AI. 


Yesterday's Children: Richard discovers he's only as old as he feels. 


Azure:Dr. Stanton and Dr. Kline's patient seems crazy, until he leaves the hospital in a 
beam of light 


Inside His Mind: A wife is given the opportunity to go inside her husband's mind and do some rewiring. 


Reflections of the Past: Tina's parents were killed in a house fire, but that doesn't stop them from sharing her special day. 

Visit my Amazon Author page to download these and other books I have available. 

Happy Reading! 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

What's Better Than A Review of Your Book? An Email!

I've got a couple of good emails in the new year...

Flashes of Fiction Volume 1 is quite popular so far this year, and I just received a new Amazon review last night. I'm always happy to see a new review, but even better than that, I received an email from the reviewer. He sent me a little note to stay he enjoyed my book and left a review.  He said he was off to buy Flashes of Fiction Volume 2.  I think it is wonderful when a reader reaches out to me. I absolutely love it!

Litpick sent me a Twitter message Saturday inviting me to do Six Minutes with an Author, which I gladly accepted.  I'll post a link here when my interview is up at the Litpick site. The interview will also be posted on Litpick's Facebook page.

I'm still working on new release for the 2015. One is Flashes of Fiction Volume 4. I'll post more about that after I get it all put together and ready for release later this month.

Happy Reading!






Friday, January 9, 2015

Flashes of Fiction Volume 1 Coming to Audio!

I just approved the audio version of Flashes of Fiction 1. Tonya Manns has done an exceptional job narrating the stories. Each character has a unique voice that brings them to life. I am so pleased with the finished product. She is currently working on volumes 2 and 3.







Right now, Flashes of Fiction Volume 2 is in the top 100 on Amazon. I had to take a screen shot because it may not last long.

I am so thankful for the readers who are buying my books, and I do hope they are enjoying the stories.




So, right now I am still working on Metamorphosis. Since I lost my flash drive, I've had to sort of start over, but during this rewriting process, I've added a little more to the story. Losing my flash drive may not have been  bad thing after all. I really like this extra little tidbit I've added. I'm hoping to have it ready for Kindle in March. That is if all goes as planned, which it rarely does.

This story is not my usual science fiction writing. It is more of a spiritual story that hopefully brings hope to a warm feeling to readers.



Happy Reading!

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

LitPick 5 Star Review for Ally Ally Oxen Free


I received an email informing me of my Five Star Book Review Award from LitPick. The book is the Kindle short  "Ally Ally Oxen Free, " which is also available on audible and iTunes. Here is the review and the link to it on LitPick.

When summer comes everybody seems to be doing something cool, except for Tom (he thinks it is cool, nobody else does). He is friends with Mr.Duke who owns a grocery store. Next to the store is a vacant lot. Mr.Duke is allowing Tom to do an archaeological dig in the lot. When he first finds something he is confused about what it is, but when he figures it out he realizes it is very important.

Opinion: 

I really like this book because of how it leads up to the ending. But, also I think this book is good because of the character Tom. He stands up for Nancy when she is teased and almost doesn’t care that the other kids think his summer will be bad. What’s better than a good character is some suspense. I really like a book with suspense, and this book has it. So overall this is a really good book. I would recommend it to anybody.
Happy Reading! 

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Laverne & Shirley: "The Diner" aka "Betty Please"

You might be wondering why I'm sharing this Laverne & Shirley clip. Well, it seems now that Mom and Dad are not here, there are so many little reminders of them left behind, and this episode reminds me of my dad.

I was making hash browns this morning, and it may me think of hash blacks and "Betty, please."

Both Mom and Dad had great senses of humor. I honestly don't know what it would have been like to live in a house where things were taken too seriously. Also, Dad always had Mom or one or us girls waiting on him, getting him something from the kitchen or whatever.

Well, after this episode aired, when dad wanted something, he'd call us by saying, "Betty, please," just like Laverne does. When he was done eating and wanted someone to take his plate to the kitchen, he'd say, "Betty, please pickup." It always made us laugh.

It's little memories like these that make me smile, but also bring tears to my eyes, because I miss them both so much.



Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Rafflecopter Giveaway!

The giveaway has begun! You can enter to win a an audio book download from audible of Mermaid's Kiss, Ally Ally Oxen Free, or Alfred C. Bogeyman. The contest runs from now until Dec. 23rd. 
a Rafflecopter giveaway You can enter by following the directions over there -->

I'm giving away 5 copies of each. You'll receive a code to use to download your book for free.

Or you can enter by visiting my Facebook Author Page, and clicking on the giveaway tab.

Happy Reading!


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Loving the audio version of Flashes of Fiction 1!

I heard and approved the first 15 minutes of Flashes of Fiction Volume 1, and it's great. Tonya Manns creates voices for each character that just brings them to life. I can't wait to hear the rest.

I have some free download codes for audio books. I'll most likely be having a giveaway next month, so readers can win a free audio book for Christmas. I'll be posting more info after Thanksgiving.

The giveaway will include Alfred C. Bogeyman, Ally Ally Oxen Free, and Mermaid's Kiss. Check back for details!!

Happy Reading!