A Shadow On the Violets is what is considered a 'cozy' mystery, in that there's no overt violence, no cursing, and no sexual situations, but there's still a whole lot of fun to be had. The book has death, intrigue, and a mystery to solve. While it's not similar to much anything else I have… Continue reading A Shadow On The Violets – sample
I am very excited to announce that my newest book A Shadow On The Violets has been released. This is very, very far removed from what I have been known to write and I am thrilled at how this turned out. In the idyllic halls of a forgotten retirement home the shadow of Death looms… Continue reading A Shadow On The Violets has arrived!
COVER REVEAL! I have been teasing this book for a bit now but it's time for it to come out, finally. Eventually. Soon! I wrote this book a couple of years ago at the behest of someone and thought I would challenge myself to write outside of my comfort zone and am thrilled with how… Continue reading Coming Soon…A Shadow On the Violets
I offer you this late Christmas treat...something sour to the tongue and harsh on the digestion. If it was going to snow, it would have to come in the form of a miracle. She had been watching the weather forecasts on three different apps and two websites and it was clear sailing. This was going… Continue reading First Snow – holiday story 2022
Along with reviewing found footage and all the other fun stuff I do, I also write books. If you're in the mood for a late year chill, or an early winter thrill, look no further friend. I have just what the demon ordered... https://spookychris.com/haunted-bookstore/
When I wrote my mystery novella a few years back I wrote it in a flurry, trying desperately to get it done before the end of the month so it would be done on time for the publisher. It had been a challenge, writing in a genre I didn't read, and certainly didn't write, but… Continue reading A Mystery Is Afoot!
So, I mean, you know I have a podcast, right? Right? I mean, it hits the main feed so I think you do but I figured it was worth mentioning, just in case. I have been podcasting in general for almost ten years now but solo since 2020, the height of the pandemic. I started… Continue reading Podcasting, As One Does
Thus far, it’s been a pretty productive year for me as a writer. I have written three books thus far and started a fourth - really need to get back to that… I just finished the revision of the first of those books that will see the light of day, a dark thriller that moves… Continue reading Looking Ahead To 2023
I am so, so excited to introduce you to my newest book THIS IS A DOOR, my first book of photography. I have struggled for a lot of my life with the many things I love to do but don't feel like I am good enough to say that I really DO it. I love… Continue reading Introducing – THIS IS A DOOR
With a new book out my mind turns to youthful thoughts like - how the heck do I promote and sell this darned thing? It's a concern I have with every book and now, with not really doing shows these days it makes it all the froggier. I have talked about this on here before,… Continue reading Buy! BUY! BYE!
Click Image To Purchase! As I have mentioned before, the lightning bolt that created Tattered Tents… came to me at a county fair. I was working a second job briefly as a recruiter for a local community college and had set a tent up at the fair for the weekend. It was hot and windy… Continue reading FLASHBACK – Tattered Tents & Whispered Wishes
When I first discovered the wonders of self-publishing - and yeah, I’ll say wonders, darn it because for folks like me that can’t get in with a traditional publisher it’s an amazing asset to be able to utilize to get your work out to the world - one of the big things I wanted to… Continue reading FLASHBACK – The Meep Sheep Trilogy
After discovering that self-publishing was a valid and attainable way to release books the world opened up to me. Suddenly it was a matter of WHEN and HOW I wanted to put work out. There were several options out there but the one I went with was Amazon's Create Space, a self-pub platform that put… Continue reading FLASHBACK – Red Dreams