This week, I was elated to hear that my latest novel, “Webs of Perception” was the winner of the International Book Excellence Award in the category of fiction. I have been extremely fortunate in having each of my proceeding “Web Series” novels honored with a national and/or international award. It got me thinking. Are any.. read more →

Ahh, to be a bookworm. To love books with a fiery passion, and always be searching for the next great read! Of course, bookworms come in many varieties. As I began thinking about similar traits shared throughout the greater book loving community, I realized that I could not think of a single list that could.. read more →

For the ninth installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series, I will be discussing the topic of betrayal. Betrayal is a common theme throughout my series. Betrayal whether it is from a friend, spouse, significant other, or coworker, always leaves behind pain. What you thought, believed, and trusted is deemed incorrect. You.. read more →

For the eighth installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series, I decided to take a look at the motivations behind friendship. Friendship is the underlying theme of my upcoming novel, Conflicting Webs. Friendships are often unique, diverse, and special. Friends can start out from a variety of places, but all share an.. read more →

My readers make all the difference in the world. They are the most important variable to my work. The positive reader feedback I’ve received inspires me to reach out and include them in my decision making. In 2011, I published the prequel—Webs of Fate, revealing the background for the personalities and motivations that drive the.. read more →

For the seventh installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series, I thought we would take a look at the motivations behind love. In the previous six we discussed the psychology of greed, psychology of loss, psychology of secrets, psychology of fear, psychology of commitment, and the psychology of anger. This week, I.. read more →

For the sixth installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series, I thought we would take a look at the motivations behind anger. In the previous five we discussed the psychology of greed, psychology of loss, psychology of secrets, psychology of fear and the psychology of commitment. So far, this has been a.. read more →

This is the fifth installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series. In the previous four we discussed the psychology of greed, psychology of loss, psychology of secrets and psychology of fear. This time, I thought we would take a look at the motivations behind commitment. I tend to write novels inhabited with.. read more →

This is the third installment in my ‘Why People Do What They Do” series. You may have seen the previous two discussing the psychology of greed and the psychology of loss. This time, I want to discuss the motivations behind secrets. In my book, Webs of Power, my character Paige’s secret past nearly destroys her.. read more →

In my last blog post, I decided to dive into the psychological issues that motivate people to do the things they do.  Psychology has always been an interest of mine, and I take great pride in developing the characters in my Webs Series of novels to reflect real people.  Real people are motivated in a.. read more →