I think I was six when I decided I wanted to be a writer. I saw how much my mom and dad loved to read. I had fallen in love with reading. But something in me wanted to do more than just read the stories; I wanted to create them.
Happiness challenge day 2
It is no surprise to anyone in my family I am not the artistic one. When it comes artistic talent, my kid got that. She draws pictures and people. She has her own style. It's gorgeous. It really is. She drew a picture of Mike from Green Day the other day for her art class. It... Continue Reading →
Happiness challenge day 1 – Go Outside
Why is it every time someone is depressed or has anxiety the first thing people say is go outside? Have you ever been outside during fall in Southwest Missouri? Yes, it can be pretty with all the leaves. The temperature can be nice and pleasant. And that all lasts about three days. Ninety-eight percent of... Continue Reading →
Nanowrimo Day 1
Holy wow! It's November. That can only mean one thing. Nanowrimo. For the uninitiated, Nanowrimo is a contest amongst writers. every November we huddle down and try to write a novel in a month. Fifty thousand words. Thirty days. One thousand six hundred sixty-seven words a day. and at the end of the month we celebrate by collapsing into hibernation.... Continue Reading →
I would like to share with you some of the reviews that were left about my book, "Mr. Christmas." Buy Mr. Christmas here Mr Christmas Bysilverstarshoeson May 2, 2018 Verified Purchase Format: Kindle Edition This was a peculiar little story, and I mean that in (mostly) a good way. It's a heartbreaking story of love... Continue Reading →
Not Reading is Not Funny
Kindle Unlimited Membership Plans https://www.facebook.com/groups/145324212487752/permalink/623245468028955/ This isn't funny. This is sad. This is tragic. This is what is wrong with us. Did they not go through school? Even if they didn't read it, 50 shades is a book. People quote the bible all day long. And what hurts the most is they're proud. They're... Continue Reading →
Chapter 2 Sneak Peek “Mr. Christmas”
Catalogs covered the kitchen table. Index cards with names written on them sat in neat little stacks, grouped together by tens. “Babe, we can’t have my Cousin Kristi next to my Cousin Julia.” Holly grabbed the card that said KRISTI LEAH. She twisted her auburn hair around her fingers. Seeing a position she liked, Holly... Continue Reading →
“Mr. Christmas” Sneak Peek Chapter 1
Click here to buy your copy (If you click the link I may receive a small commission) CHAPTER 1 He watched the red drops descend in the water. The color swirled and twirled as it faded into pink. As he added more to the water it darkened. “Jimmy, no! What are you doing?” Seven-year-old Jimmy Natale... Continue Reading →
“Mr. Christmas” Synopsis and Cover Reveal.
Click here to get your copy (If you click the link, I may receive a small commission) <a href="https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/19393251/?claim=6ddy9m8pcav">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Growing up in a funeral parlor is a dark and depressing way of life for young Jimmy Natale. Continuously surrounded by sadness and death, Jimmy latches on to the only bright star... Continue Reading →