What is your Best Unconventional Writing Advice? It has nothing to do with grammar, or the English language, or what sells or doesn’t sell. I follow a few simple rules. I think I read this in Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott) “You have to stop writing as if your mother is reading over your shoulder!” I paraphrased, … Continue reading 6 Tips that will change the way you write
Warning: This will blow your mind.
You know I love to write for Quora. Yes, it could very well be my guilty pleasure. But seriously speaking, today is a very sad day for America. In the last 24 hours there have been two mass shootings reported. My heart hurts for those whose lives were cut short, and the loved ones whose … Continue reading Warning: This will blow your mind.
How do you see the world around you?
I always find find photography to be an inspiration in my writing. I use places and people that I meet along my way to create characters and locations for my stories. My walk in Istanbul yesterday morning and the tram ride to Sultanahmet Square in the afternoon, are great examples. I'm currently working on Code … Continue reading How do you see the world around you?
What is one thing I can do to give my life a makeover?
This is a great question I was asked recently on Quora. I thought it would be worthy to share. I spent most of my life running my own businesses or managing teams of people for other corporations. I can tell one thing about people that challenged me on a daily basis: lack of self-esteem and … Continue reading What is one thing I can do to give my life a makeover?
Does Happily Ever After Exist?
It's been a while since I worked on a novel. I have four storylines that are competing for my attention, and I can't seem to focus in on one over the other. So I get my dose of daily writing when I hang out on Quora for a bit. I thought you might enjoy my … Continue reading Does Happily Ever After Exist?
Books! Thoughts, cells and science.
If I'm not writing, I'm reading, or watching NETFLIX or videos on Amazon. I love to learn new things about our bodies, how our minds work, culture, and other countries. This year I seem to be fixated on India, the Middle and the Far East and will be traveling there next year. I might … Continue reading Books! Thoughts, cells and science.
Wow! Thank you!
I love seeing the Code Raven series at #1 XPOSED in Amazon FREE International Mystery and Crime. And it's all thanks to you! XPOSED After seizing hundreds of million dollars from an illegal arms-for-drugs deal between a rogue CIA faction, and a South American cartel, Luci retires from clandestine operations and hides out … Continue reading Wow! Thank you!
Do you love it?
Have I told you lately how I LOVE my reviewers, and of course, all my readers? It might surprise you to know that I read my reviews and take comments to heart. If you've taken the time to tell me how much you loved my book, then I take the time to hear your … Continue reading Do you love it?
Captivating, entertaining, and exciting!
In case you missed this deal! Excerpts from Lie to Me an exposé on sex for money only $.99 cents KCD "Somewhere in this romantic little seaside town, a woman was preparing for an evening of pleasure. Nervous no doubt, maybe it was her first time. She showered and perfumed her body, trying to ignore … Continue reading Captivating, entertaining, and exciting!
If you think only men pay for sex, you’re wrong!
$.99 CENTS on Amazon! Take a walk on the wild side while Layla explores the sensual and sexy side of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. "Lie to Me is insanely captivating, entertaining and exciting. It's a spellbinding story that explores the psychology of sex in a way that defies Coelho’s Eleven Minutes." R. Dzemo 5 Stars Readers … Continue reading If you think only men pay for sex, you’re wrong!