Category Archives: Characters

Movie-making time! Heavy Weather video.

What do you think? Does it make you want to read the book?          

Available for Pre-order NOW! HEAVY WEATHER for Kindle

With the release date approaching–March 15–the Kindle version of Heavy Weather has been approved for pre-order. The print should follow soon. CLICK HERE TO BUY It takes a town to save a child. That town is Beaufort, North Carolina. Annie Mac’s estranged husband vows that nothing will stop him from Read more →

Moving Forward with Book 3: Cover Design

I’ve been through a million iterations of this cover. Loved one image but couldn’t determine ownership. Loved another but found someone else had used it in a very unfortunate way. So, I went back to this one, which really represents the story in a more compelling way than the other Read more →

Learning a new skill: The Trailer Revisited

(Or, it’s back to school for me.) Editor Linda Yezak donned a flak jacket before writing to tell me what was wrong with the Sailing out of Darkness trailer. When I said that I LOVE constructive criticism, she breathed a sigh and shed the jacket. “I was sweating in there.” Read more →

Marketing Stage 3: Sailing out of Darkness Book Trailer

What can I say?  After yesterday’s fun, I decided to play some more.     Here is the new book trailer for Sailing out of Darkness. Would it make you want to read the book? Please let me know!  

Actors to Play Characters in Sailing out of Darkness

I love Facebook and my interaction with friends. John Pelkey was the first to come up with actors he thought would be perfect for Becalmed’s characters, so I set up a Pinterest Board for them. After beginning Sailing out of Darkness, Kimberli Buffaloe fell in love with Teo, and we Read more →