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5 Writing Tips for Punching up Fight Scenes

I love reading and writing action-oriented stories. It doesn’t matter if it’s a movie or book—I love all the action with fights, weapons, car chases, martial arts, or an old-fashioned shootout. It may sound easy enough to write, but you … Continue reading

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Woman Killed Her Own Hit Man but Now Fears Ex-Husband’s Release

I like reading stories about strong women who fight for justice, whether it is in their own lives or behalf of those around them. In fact, such depictions are so important to me that I created protagonist Emily Stone, a … Continue reading

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Tennessee Woman Becomes Her Own Rescuer

In all three of my published novels, I have made an effort to feature women who show compelling strength and independence while overcoming traumatic circumstances.  These women decide not to be the victim and instead take their lives and the … Continue reading

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Tennessee Woman Fights Off Home Intruders

My first two novels feature the character Emily Stone, a woman who takes it upon herself to track down violent criminals in her community and quietly collects the evidence that will bring them to justice.  She then leaves all of … Continue reading

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