Some Favorite Quotes from “Hope From the Ocean”

Over the years, he’d seen his fair share of malice. He’d walked the earth long enough to have witnessed much worse in people than this, yet regardless of the amount of times he’d beheld the reprehensible acts of human beings, he didn’t grow blind to them. *** Up until their uncle claimed them, Patrick’s and … Continue reading Some Favorite Quotes from “Hope From the Ocean”

Hope From the Ocean – Another Excerpt from My Second Novel

Somewhere in the Book... The awkwardness between Owen and Sarah at dinner did not dampen the reunion that continued into the evening. Sarah excused herself immediately following the final course of roasted turkey. She’d barely eaten at all but for a warm roll with honey butter dipped lightly in gravy. Kathryn attempted to entice her … Continue reading Hope From the Ocean – Another Excerpt from My Second Novel

Waking Up Thinking About Your Characters – Yes, It’s a Sign that You Miss Them

I know I miss mine - A LOT When I woke up this morning, I was thinking about the Whelans. I was thinking about Teagan and Eli and their evolved friendship. I was thinking about Fagan and Mary and how they were getting on. I was thinking about silly Patrick and the oh so serious … Continue reading Waking Up Thinking About Your Characters – Yes, It’s a Sign that You Miss Them