Do you have a Thunderstone Playlist? Ask the Author Wednesday

In some of the books I read, the author includes a playlist that they listened to while writing the story. I don’t listen to anything while I write. If I play music I know, I want to sing along and I get distracted by the lyrics. However, if Thunderstone had a soundtrack, it would have to…

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Why Jeni? Ask the Author Wednesday (a day late)

The name Jeni was inspired by a coworker I shared a cubicle with back in my corporate days. Her name was Janelle but she went by Jenny. She was the first person I’d ever met named Janelle and I thought it was interesting that she used Jenny as a nickname. So when I sat down to write…

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Ask the Author Wednesday: What were your inspirations for Thunderstone?

Since my first encounter with Greek mythology as a kid, I’ve been fascinated by legends and lore from past ages. Native American beliefs captivate me most of all as they are closest to home. If you’ve checked out the home page on my website, then you know I made the journey to the Mississippi Headwaters with my mom, my…

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Ask the Author Wednesdays Begins

Welcome to the inaugural “Ask the Author Wednesdays” post! I thought it only fitting that I answer the question I am asked the most: How long did it take to write Thunderstone? The short answer is about 9 – 10 months, beginning to end. After that first draft, the story went through a ton of…

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My Deleted Scenes gave me an idea…

Right, so the Deleted Scenes got me thinking about the questions people ask about my book and it occurred to me, why not have a Q & A every week? So I’m initiating “Ask the Author Wednesdays”. If you have a question about Thunderstone, the characters, the Mississippi Headwaters, NA mythology, upcoming novels, or even…

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