Category Archives: Reading

Good Book Alert!

Good book alert! I recently finished Fiona Cummins’ book Rattle (The Bone Collector #1). I have been relatively lost in the world of H.H. Holmes, reading everything I can that’s within a certain time-frame to his life. I go to … Continue reading

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What Makes a Serial Killer?

On April 4th, Fourth and Sycamore published my short story, “Downright Devilish,” which is the first in a series of shorts to re-imagine the childhood of Dr. H. H. Holmes, Chicago’s (allegedly) first serial killer. Continue reading

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Just Submit the Story Already!

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Local Author Fairs

Are you a book lover? Are you obsessed with certain authors? Do you wish you could meet them, have them sign your copy of their book, ask them questions? Then check out some of your local author book fairs! It’s … Continue reading

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Finding the Time to Write (and Read)

Finding time to write and read can be challenging if you have a full-time job or children to tend to–or both. I teach high school English, and the demands of planning and grading for a writing-focused curriculum (for three grade … Continue reading

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Finding Good Books

I’ve been posting about writing, writing, and writing. So this one is for the readers! One thing I have discovered on my writing journey is just how many published authors are out there–authors who, though they may not be bestsellers … Continue reading

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The Devil Inside Me

Love mysteries? Crime novels? Whodunnits? Read on. If you like history as a basis for fiction, even better. AND if you like the psychology behind why people kill, especially serial killers, The Devil Inside Me is right up your alley. I’ve dedicated … Continue reading

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