News & Updates
Oh what a devilish time I had writing this particular episode today. It was fun peeking into tidbits of Eve's past and gaining a look at what she is capable of doing as one of the Kindred.
In this episode: Reveling in the aftermath with Eve, Arik manages to steal her spiritual essence and takes her to the Lost Plains in an effort to learn more about her...
News Article Posted: Saturday, May 2, 2020
This week I was only able to add one new scene to the story. As a healthcare worker, I am currently working more hours and extra shifts due to the pandemic of the Coronavirus that is currently sweeping the United States. Therefore, my obligations to work are conflicting with my ability to write as much as I'd like. Still! Enjoy the latest addition to the story.
It seems Errol is being caught in a web of lies when he is confronted by Carridon at the facility. With the appearance of the High Council impending, he is also dealing with the capture of his son, who was taken down while shouting about the wild experiments being run at the lab. How Errol is going to work his way out of this mess? We'll just have to wait and see...
News Article Posted: Saturday, March 28, 2020
This weeks update finds Arik and Eve involved in a heated battle of wills that sets Arik off into emotional overload. Kyle and Chase take refuge during a quiet reprieve, but Kyle has seriously over-extended himself and is now beginning to feel the effects of it. Meanwhile, Ashen takes watch over Angela when the Greys arrive and fulfill their promise to Kyle. He is left in a quandry as he sits there, knowing there are choices he may soon be forced to make.
DON'T MISS THE PREVIEWS!
At the end of each final scene, I've decided to add in a sneak preview for those who enjoy taking a look ahead. Be warned though, there are spoilers if you decide to venture in that direction...
News Article Posted: Saturday, March 21, 2020
In my original format of writing Kindred Souls, I had envisioned each part of the story consisting of one day's time. However, that format is not going to work considering how long some of the upcoming days might be. For that reason, you are about to find scenes that were previously in Part 2 moving on over to Part 1.
Giving the rough draft a once over, I can say that each 'Part' will contain between 24 and 30 scenes from the look of things. Deciding where to end one portion and cut to the next is still a work in progress in these early stages of the writing process.
So, if you see sections pop up in Part 1 and think you must have missed something, you didn't. Part 1 is not set to end until the 25th scene.
This update to the episode index guide is set to take place tomorrow. None of the content within the pages will change besides the title of the scene and where it's placed in the table of contents.
News Article Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020
What an amazing week this was writing the book. It seems Kyle is digging a pretty deep hole that he'll need to find a way of crawling out of when Chase's life is suddenly put on the line due to his mistake.
Things are just getting started as Eve explores the fortress and discovers for herself that Arik was telling the truth. Will she be able to accept comfort from him when he finally returns from his trip to the underground?
Meanwhile, Errol thought he had it all figured out, but the Anaak Elite darkening his doorstep was a move he couldn't have predicted.
It's all just getting started as things get moving!
News Article Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Three new portions of the book were added to the story. Day one has come to a close as Errol discovers his son is missing and Arik uncovers a disturbing fact about Eve that may change his view of her forever. As a new day dawns and Part 2 of the book opens, Kyle realizes the mystery that is Chase is only deepening. It is then that he makes a decision to call on the Elders for help.
News Article Posted: Saturday, March 7, 2020
On this very lovely Leap Year Day, I added three new portions of the story to the page. It seems Eve is about to face off against one of the Kindred she knows nothing about. The aftermath of it leaves Arik deeply concerned for her welfare... And back on the surface, Kyle is preparing to make a bold move in his quest to learn the truth about Chase. It may be that he's about to take things too far...
News Article Posted: Saturday, February 29, 2020
The story continues as Eve awakens in the Kindred's underground fortress. It is not long before Arik begins to suspect that she is more than either Kindred or human...
News Article Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020
I have debated the idea of re-writing and re-publishing Silent Mysteries for several years. At 610 pages long, it is cost-prohibitive for a lot of fans to purchase. Now, I'm determined to do something to change that.
I'm taking a look at Silent Mysteries with fresh eyes to edit it down and divide it into two smaller novels. My publication company charges significantly less to print books under 300 pages, so this seems like a wise move.
Believe me, this is awesome news for visitors of the website. The whole novel will be posted in its entirety as I work on it, free for everyone to read. The entire novel! Not just the first 150 pages...
If you never had a chance to read the whole book, you're in for a treat. Check back each week for new updates. If you follow me on Facebook, you'll hear about new sections being added right in your newsfeed.
News Article Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020
There is so much unfolding within the story at this point... Where to begin unraveling the mysteries that await?
Today we are introduced to both the powerful forces of the Kindred and the Anaak who dwell deep beneath the surface of the Earth. They are two of the most fearsome races the planet has ever known. A deeper look within their domain is slowly being revealed.
On the surface, Kyle is becoming entangled in a mystery all his own. Confused by the woman he met at the hospital, he is growing intrigued and suspicious that there's more to Chase Sawyer than meets the eye. Is he wrong? Perhaps we will see...
News Article Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Well! After six years of work on this book series, I've addd the first two scenes to The Quiet Corner. Check out the Introduction and Scene 1.
There are more updates coming up briefly. It's going to be an exciting paranormal adventure!
News Article Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2020
The stage is set and the story is ready to begin. Take a glance over at the Kindred Souls page and you will find two excerpts that have been posted to the page... Just a teaser to get the excitement building for the unveiling of this newest series on The Quiet Corner!
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News Article Posted: Saturday, Feb 1, 2020
It's 2020!!! Enjoy the ALL NEW Quiet Corner!
People were wondering what was going on behind the scenes at the website this Winter. Well, here it is at last. The stage is finally set and the doors will open once more here at TQC. Enjoy the return of your favorite stories, now available for tablet and mobile users.
In this most wicked makeover of the website, everything was completely revamped
and upgraded! Visitors should now be able to access the website and all of its content from every device in the house. If you haven't tried it before, come on in for a visit from whatever mobile device you use. All devices and browsers should now be supported!
News Article Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Kindred Souls Release Date:
The release date of the first portions of Kindred Souls will be announced very soon!
Sneakpeeks of this extraordinary new series will be revealed as the date of it's unveiling approaches. Keep your eyes peeled for some glimpses into what makes the world of the Kindred Souls a place you'll want to visit--often!
News Article Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020