Showing posts from April, 2019


BREAKING CHAINS will release May 13th.  This book has been one of the hardest for me to write. It is about Derrick Armstrong the most troubled member of the team. It has been a very emotional journey for me with this team. And it is bittersweet to write this one.  It is the last book for this SEAL team but there will be others following with a new team under the SEAL Team Heartbreakers umbrella.  BREAKING CHAINS (BOOK 8) Ex-Navy SEAL Derrick Armstrong walks out of the Miramar military brig with a dishonorable discharge, a criminal record, and no prospects. The odds are against him being able to build a normal life after prison, but his training as a SEAL keeps him going.  Ella Bailey is struggling financially to raise her seven-year-old son alone. Life has dealt her some hard blows and when Derrick steps between her and another one, she’s both grateful and wary. She views men as obstacles to avoid, but she’s drawn to Derrick, and sees something special in him.  De

Dogwood Writer's Conference April 26-27

The DOGWOOD WRITER'S CONFERENCE  I'll be a guest speaker at The Dogwood Writer's Conference at Greenbo Lake State Park,  at 965 Lodge Road, Greenup, Kentucky 41144,  on April 26-27 this week. Registration is available on Saturday the 27th if you're interested. It will last all day. I'll be teaching a workshop on building 3-dimensional characters and how to stay organized while you're doing it.  I wanted to use my blog to post some of my favorite books on the subject and the writing forms and tools I use consistently when I build my characters. The Writer's Digest Character Naming Sourcebook By Sherrilyn Kenyon ( find this book very helpful when naming my characters.)  You can also use baby naming books and baby naming websites.  Depending on the country or area of the United States you're writing about this is just one website you'll find helpful. there are numerous ones out there.