First Drafts

November 6, 2011

Slice of Life

An old friend from high school emailed to say she was reading The Territory and thinking about where the book was set and how important the […]
October 9, 2011

First Reads – Early Revisions

My husband has always been my first reader. He’s both a cop and an avid reader, so his opinion means a great deal. I wait until […]
September 26, 2011

Final Pages

I finished draft one of book two this weekend. 84,866 words. 85,000 is an average mystery. I’m either learning and pacing myself, or I got really […]
August 28, 2011

A Cop’s Eye

People-watching has been a habit of mine since I was young; it’s probably a habit most writer’s share. My husband enjoys attending a baseball game for […]