Book Review: Chick Lit Plus

My blog tour set up through Chick Lit Plus starts today with a review by Samantha herself:While this isn’t my normal style of reading material, this book really had me hooked. The writing was really strong – from introducing us to the characters, setting the scene, and really unraveling a complex story filled with twists… … Continue reading Book Review: Chick Lit Plus

Character on the Couch: Cold fingers…warm heart?

Just in time for Halloween, a young man in the funeral industry named Declan came to see me and spend some time on my couch. Actually, his author, fabulous fellow GRW member Sally Kilpatrick sent me the following quandary: Character name: Declan Anderson Age: 31 Gender: male Cultural or historical context : Dec’s family runs a funeral home. … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Cold fingers…warm heart?

Guest post: Author fears at Five for Fiction Blog

Like many newbie authors, I thought that once I got my first book contract, it would be smooth sailing, and I wouldn’t have anything else to worry about ever. Not true. Although signing my first book deal was very exciting, it brought up a different set of anxieties. I shared those with the lovely ladies … Continue reading Guest post: Author fears at Five for Fiction Blog

Guest blog post: The Science of Werewolves at Tony Noland’s blog

I’m pleased to have been invited to post on talented author and friend Tony Noland‘s blog. My review in Library Journal starts with, “Debut novelist Dominic is also a clinical health psychologist and has wisely chosen a subject area familiar to her, a choice that places this story above the average paranormal romance in plot, … Continue reading Guest blog post: The Science of Werewolves at Tony Noland’s blog

Readers on the Couch: Guest Blog at the Mesdames of Mayhem

I wasn’t able to post this one right away since I was at a conference and my iPad wouldn’t see the wireless. My newest guest post is at the Mesdames of Mayhem, where I discuss why we love mysteries from a psychological point of view. As a psychologist and behavioral sleep medicine specialist, I hear … Continue reading Readers on the Couch: Guest Blog at the Mesdames of Mayhem

The Mountain’s Shadow Release Day & Acknowledgements

Today my novel The Mountain’s Shadow has been released into the electronic world. As I walked through downtown Decatur this morning running errands, I imagined invisible electronic copies zooming over my head as people bought it. This is truly a dream come true for me, and since there’s not an acknowledgements section in the book, … Continue reading The Mountain’s Shadow Release Day & Acknowledgements