Boulevard of Bad Spells and Broken Dreams: Void of Course

A creature, waist high to Taina, with a Cheshire-Cat grin, a British accent, two iridescent blue wings, and a squat, leaf-green body materialized. His choice bits were barely concealed by a brown rag. “What the F^&*! A fairy in this human … Continue reading →

Along the Boulevard of Bad Spells and Broken Dreams

There was never a good time, astrologically or emotionally, to pay a visit to the place where your entire family had been murdered. Especially in this neighborhood where it wasn’t a good time to go anywhere or do anything. Was it karma that the car was breaking down as she was on her way there for the very first time since that terrible night? Was it because she hadn’t allowed enough time for the lingering effects of her void of course moon to wane? Or was it Reason Number Three: The South Bronx was no place to play amateur detective-or witch?

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They’re Such Characters

Most of the characters in my novels are composites of people I know. But Harley, a secondary character in Storm Watch, was inspired by a chance meeting I can only describe as a gift.

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Welcoming Rayne Hall

“When I first saw the abandoned house on a grey November day, I was struck by its ominous aura. Even from the distance, across the crumbling stone wall topped with rusty barbed wire, I sensed the house’s malevolence. Empty black windows gaped in the cheese-yellow facade, oozing evil.”  –Rayne Hall

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