Unpublished East of Evil is a semi-finalist!
Sooooo, I submitted my manuscript to the Royal Palm Literary Awards contest because the judges give wonderful feedback on what they like and what they see needs improvement.
The Compass Crimes series overlaps a few categories, so I entered it in two–Mystery or Crime and Thriller or Suspense.
East of Evil is a semi-finalist in the unpublished Mystery or Crime AND Thriller or Suspense categories.
This may seem like a small thing in the big scheme of life, but I am embracing it because I really needed good news.
My mother–my most devoted fan–passed away last week. Calling family and friends to tell them is soul-crushing. All have been kind.
My best friend and an uncle and aunt are traveling from afar to spend the weekend, which will be healing.
Thank you to everyone on social media, at church, and elsewhere for your kindness.
Readers Lift New Release to Bestseller on Amazon
Thank you, readers! You have raised East of Evil into an Amazon Bestseller during its first week of publication. While it is a small thing to buy a book from a relatively unknown author, earning that sweet orange Amazon bestseller banner is a huge joy to that...
US Review Recommends East of Evil
Book review by Gretchen Hansen Nefi’s vision of how she wants her future to be is crystal-clear. She has a plan detailing each step needed to actualize her dreams. Getting accepted into the FBI’s summer internship program is crucial to this path. Her fiancé, Vincent,...
Grasslands Book Club Hosts Author
Thank you, to the Grasslands Book Club for hosting me to discuss North of the Killing Hand and the writing process. Thank you, Stephanie Patterson, for hosting the meeting at her lovely home. These photos were taken by Grasslands Club President Laurie Melton.I shared...
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