Coming Soon:Ravine Lereux

It’s been a while my WordPress community. Life has been incredibly busy, so I’ve had to step away for a while. In the process, I’ve been busy writing several short stories as well as another novel. On November 19, 2018, Ravine Lereux: A Supernatural Short Story will be available. I hope you will check it…

Book Review Blogs

  If you’re searching for a good read, consider visiting the wonderful list of Book Review Blogs below. This unique group of bloggers reviews and rates books superbly in their own unique style. Susan Hampson: Books From Dusk Till Dawn   https://booksfromdusktilldawn.blog   Nina D. Silva: The Cozy Pages https://thecozypages.wordpress.com     Jessica Rachow  https://jessicarachow.wordpress.com     Laura…

Never Elaborate But Sometimes Vague: Logline and Tagline

  In the midst of preparing my third novel’s synopsis, logline, and tagline, I researched other author’s book covers and came across numerous taglines that inspired a satisfactory completion of my own. With all the subplots, twists, and characters it took many drafts before I successfully summarized an 80,000-word novel into one sentence, and it…

Authentic Book Reviews

At times, I’m hesitant to write a bad review, wondering if my judgment is flawed, especially if it’s not my preferred genre. Surely someone else has a better opinion. But being genuine is better than false praise. As a writer, I’ve learned one of the greatest efforts an author can make is supporting fellow writers….

Writer’s Rejection

  The road to becoming a published author, filled with hours of bleeding your heart into believable characters, only to have your work rejected time after time by literary agents and publishers, is dismaying. Many writers, stumble some fall and crumble into tears of self-doubt even resignation. But you have to get back up and continue. It’s…

By Chance – A Supernatural Thriller by E. Denise Billups

An Excerpt From By Chance   The Shushing January 10, 2015, McPherson Home Nyla knows her daughter will visit today. She saw this moment long before Tara’s troubles started. For thirty-eight years, and before Tara was born, Nyla has been waiting for this day. With the onset of the girl’s troubles, she realizes Tara will…

Oh, So Brassy

An excerpt from Kalorama Road – A Suspense Novel Coming Soon So Patrice was raised by scholars. And I deliberate parenting skills applied to affect the brazen woman I’d met. Were the Jensen’s artsy, liberal types, allowing Patrice many freedoms or strict authoritarian scholars, with rigid control of their daughter’s life? Either style could conceivably…