Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Jane

The heart of Pride and Prejudice is found in the Bennet sisters.  In Phi Alpha Pi, they are sorority sisters and the bond is a little different.  For Lizbeth and Elizabeth, her relationship with Jane is what drives her side of the story.  Today we will get to know Jane, one of the two mostRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet The Douchebag

I know I have already launched into character profiles for Phi Alpha Pi, but there are two more people in Modern Persuasion you should get to know.  They are very minor characters, but they two characters far more than I expected. Before I get into The Douchebag, let me say something about character development.  IRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Lizbeth

Welcome to the very first character profile for my second novel: Phi Alpha Pi.  The story of this Pride And Prejudice modernization centers around the sisters of the Phi Alpha Pi sorority.  The character profiles are going to start with these sorority sisters.  Then we will move into the people around them. Today we startRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Ted

This character profile is going to be the last before Modern Persuasion is released.  There will be 2 more next month, but at this point you know most of the characters in the book. When the story starts there is something weird going on with Emma professionally.  I’m not going to spoil it, but TedRead more

Pinterest Board of the Month

Pinterest Board of the Month!

Normally I wait to do these on Fridays, but with all the book release activity going on this month, things are going to be far more focused on Modern Persuasion as we get closer to the 29th.  Not everyone knows I have been doing profiles of characters in Modern Persuasion for the last year.  IRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Tom Scott

We have just three more characters to meet in Modern Persuasion.  These are very small, but important characters.  They provide some motivation for both Emma and Fredrick as the story moved forward.  Today we start with Tom Scott. In Modern Persuasion, Tom Scott is a best selling author who just happens to be one ofRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting To Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Mr. Musgrove

Here we are, in the last month before Modern Persuasion is published.  It was been a crazy two weeks.  In two weeks I finished the cover design (Royal James picked the direction, I just followed it to my end), format the inside of the novel (fonts are a big decision!), and set up pre-sale fromRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting To Know Modern Persuasion: Mrs. Musgrove

As we near the publication of Modern Persuasion, we only have a few more characters to meet.  This month we are going to meet Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove.  These are Louisa and Tommy’s parents, Mary’s in-laws, and Thing 1 & 2’s grandparents.  Who are these people?  We really never know, but here are five thingsRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Victor

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Victor

Victor is not a major character, but because he was inspired by one of my friends, I want to include him in our character profiles.  Three characters in the book are inspired by my friends.  I already did a profile for Christi, but this month we are going to meet the remaining two.  Let’s startRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Sammy

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Sammy

In the original story, there is a trip to Lyme.  During that trip Anne meets three people who are good friends of Captain Wentworth.  These three people met him after everything happened with Anne. There are four such people in my book.  One, Patrick, we spend a lot of time with during the first halfRead more