Monthly Archives: October 2018

Research books and notebook

RESEARCH – Fleet Week (Part 2)

As I wrote in my previous post, San Francisco’s Fleet Week has provided me with some wonderful research opportunities. This year I went in with the primary goal of taking one of the ship tours because the draft of my current book, WAR: Retaliation, has a pivotal scene on a cargo ship. Unfortunately, the military cargo […]

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Research books and notebook

RESEARCH – Fleet Week (Part 1)

When most people in the San Francisco Bay area hear the term Fleet Week, they probably think of boats and planes. In 2016, I discovered a hidden gem of this annual event. When I saw that the activities included The Humanitarian Village set up by the US Marines and various humanitarian organizations, I knew I […]

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It's time for a tech update

Start Your Novel with Scrivener

Writers, if you’ve been wanting to learn Scrivener but you’ve kept putting it off, now is your chance. Join me this coming Saturday, October 27th at 2 pm Pacific/5 pm Eastern for my live webinar Start Your Novel with Scrivener, A Beginner’s Guide. In it, I’ll walk you through 5 Simple Steps to get you […]

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Indie Author Day 2018

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, libraries around the world will be celebrating Indie Author Day. I’ve been invited to participate in a genre panel for the event being held by the public library in San Pablo, California. The panel runs from 1pm – 2pm. Then, from 3pm – 4pm, I’ll be selling my books in the Indie […]

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