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Showing posts from January, 2013

The Big Reveal

Today I have some great news.  Carol Kilgore over at Under The Tiki Hut has just completed her second novel, Solomon's Compass.  The story is a blend of mystery, suspense and romance which she refers to as Crime Fiction with a kiss-always contains at least one crime and a love story.

Carol has also been kind enough to share a snippet about Solomon's Compass.  It sounds intriguing.  If you like what you read it can be purchased at Amazon.

Taylor is in Rock Harbor, Texas, on a quest to unearth her uncle's treasure_a journey far outside the realm of her real life.  There's one glitch.  Taylor's certain the buried treasure was all in Uncle Randy's dementia-riddled mind.  Now he's dead.

Former SEAL Jake Solomon is in Rock Harbor under false pretenses to protect Taylor from the fate that befell her uncle and the other members of a tight circle of Coast Guardsmen called the Compass Points who served together on Point boats in Vietnam.

Jake is definitely not suppos…

Think Before You Act

Hello Everyone, Hope you're having a wonderful 2013.  I celebrated the New Year with friends and had a fantastic time.  With all the festivities I almost forgot about the Insecure Writer's Group hosted by  Alex J. Cavanaugh.  Guess it's better to submit my post late than not at all. 
As many of you know, last month I completed the portion of my novel which is set in the 16th century Mayan jungle. About a week later, I  experienced a rare burst of confidence and submitted the first 50 pages to an unpublished novel contest hosted by  James River Writers.  Now, I'm feeling pretty insecure about this decision.  
At first I thought, what the heck, it would be good to get some feedback on my work, never considering that my book would make the cut or that the judges would request a full.  That is until my husband asked the "What if they did" question. Although my novel is complete, I'm not sure it's ready to be scrutinized by professionals.  I'm insecur…