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Breaking Out: So Where is Sussburg, Anyway?

Most of the story in Breaking Out (my new wlw ice hockey romance coming from Bella Books in less than a month) takes place in the town of Sussburg, Pennsylvania. Don’t bother looking for it, it doesn’t exist. I created … Continue reading

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From Spec-fic to Sports Romance

How on earth did I end up writing contemporary romance? Breaking Out is a sports (ice hockey) romance, so there’s still a lot of action that goes on, but it’s mostly contained to the ice. The other action that happens … Continue reading

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Breaking Out Sneak Peek

My latest novel drops in February, 2021. Breaking Out is the story of Adrienne Pierce and KJ Stennes, two women who really rub each other the wrong way when Adrienne joins the local women’s rec hockey team in Sussburg, PA. … Continue reading

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Accessorize!!: Borderlands 3 Pistol Nerf Mod, Part 4

The last time I was able to work on the pistol, I left it here. Some progress was made, and it’s starting to look less like a Nerf gun, but it’s not exactly Borderlands material yet. One of the things … Continue reading

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Finally, Progress You Can See: Borderlands 3 Pistol Nerf Mod, Part 3

The last time I was able to work on the pistol, I ended up here: Since then, I’m pleased to say I’ve made what feels like some real progress! I’m not able to work on it as much as I’d … Continue reading

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Prep, Prep, and More Prep: Borderlands 3 Nerf Mod Pistol, Part 2

This is the boring part, at least it is for me. I’m always one who wants to get to the meat of a task. Prep and cleanup are the worst bits of it, but I’ve (finally) learned that they’re as … Continue reading

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Something new: Borderlands 3 Nerf Pistol Mod, Part 1

Everyone knows there’s a lot going on right now. Like, a lot. What everyone might not know is that I deal with a little thing called Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Current events are making the eternal negotiation between my brain and … Continue reading

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Hunter’s Descent

It’s almost here!!!!!!! I’ve gotten my massive stack of author copies. I’m getting ready to swing into giveaway mode. The excitement is starting to take hold. What’s this all about, you ask? It’s been almost two years, but the sequel … Continue reading

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Demon in the Machine: Spring-heeled Jack

You never know where an idea will come from. I’m always on the lookout for things I can use in my stories and when I listened to an episode of Lore (Episode 22: Over the Top, to be exact), I … Continue reading

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Demon in the Machine, Meet the Characters: Isabella

Isabella Castel is the only daughter of the Viscount Sherard. While Briar revels in the structure of Victorian society, Isabella chafes against it. She was raised in high society, but her mother is not only American, but also highly unconventional … Continue reading

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