Category: Original Work

Novels Coming Soon!

The title “Coming Soon” is slightly misleading. My story bibles were a mess and needed attention. I realize that I still have quite a few...

Meet the Character – Ophelia Mackey

Ophelia started out as a secondary character in Sweetwater. She’s Anna’s baby sister and the adoring aunt for Brody and Zoe. But as I wrote...

Ophelia – Chapter Two

Justin waited a whole week before texting Ophelia. It took him that long to build up the nerve, despite his initial forwardness. He felt like...

Ophelia – Chapter Four

Justin drove his car down the street where Ophelia lived. He’d been thinking about what Mr. Kelly had said to him all the rest of...

Ophelia – Chapter Five

Ophelia dumped the ingredients to her famous buttercream frosting in the large mixer. She sighed. As much as she loved making this frosting for cupcakes,...

Ophelia – Chapter One

It was her light blonde hair with pink ends. Or maybe it was her blue eyes, like blue ocean swells or stormy skies. Justin couldn’t...

Sweetwater – Chapter Five

The two sisters laughed all the way back to the campsite. They were still giggling when they corralled Zoe and Brody into the motorhome for...

Sweetwater – Chapter Four

Anna was glad that her dad had brought his old Army jeep.  The motorhome was cumbersome at best in parking lots.  Ophelia unhitched it from...

Sweetwater – Chapter Three

The climb through the mountains of Northern California finally leveled off when Art called the grandchildren to the front of the motorhome. “You see that...

Sweetwater – Chapter Two

“Since you’re the navigator, Anna, tell me what you think of the new  route,” her father said. “Ok. We’re heading west out of Salt Lake...