Good news. I found Spring. Here you go. All pictures are from the Mordecai House Gardens in downtown Raleigh. The Mordecai House was once the largest plantation in Wake County (a.k.a. Raleigh). Interestingly, it's also reported to be the oldest house in Raleigh on its original foundations. I thought that was Haywood Hall... the point... Continue Reading →


THE OLD WOMAN sniffed, then nodded smugly. "Ah. You’re on a quest." "A Fairy Tale princess on a quest?" the second asked, blinking her empty eye sockets futilely. "That's...rare. Isn't it the princes who quest?" "It is unusual," the first woman conceded. "Girl. Why do you quest?" "I'm not questing," Violet replied. "I'm visiting my... Continue Reading →


Went for a walk this morning and found some lilac. At least, I think it's lilac. I'm going to call it lilac.    

100 Posts

According to the Stats Master, I've written a hundred posts on my shiny new blog! Who knew I had that much to say? BTW, if you like my odd... and hopefully amusing... way of looking at the world, may I suggest you take a looksie at my book, Violet Blue? It's a fairy tale-ish story... Continue Reading →


“And what does anyone know about traitors, or why Judas did what he did?” ― Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea Daily Prompt - Betrayal


I'M GOING THROUGH a phase. I have a need to write ghost stories.  I have no idea why. At heart, I'm a romantic suspense writer. I like a good HEA. (That's happily ever after for non-romance writers). The thing is, I don't particularly like ghost stories. Why? Lots of reasons. I have a tendency to... Continue Reading →


Her eyes always had a frantic, lost look. He could never cure her eyes of that. - Charles Bukowski Daily Prompt - Frantic

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