October 1, 2019
E-Book Launch Date!
The short story, Shadows of the Seagulls is launched! Hooray! If you had signed up for my newsletter earlier, you will be receiving your free copy in e-mail very soon! Here is the link to the Amazon page if you want to check it out. It will be on Barnes and Noble soon! On Amazon, there will be a revision released this week! Just a few phrases needed updating. So it goes, they say!
August 17, 2019
Article on Short Story, Shadows of the Seagulls
Photo by Christiana Rivers
In the short story, Shadows of the Seagulls, one of the settings is Balboa Bay, Newport Beach, California. The characters in the story enjoy an afternoon and evening out on the bay in a sailing yacht. This bay is a very beautiful coastal destination, and enchanting descriptions take you there, from wherever you are to the amazing, yet relaxing atmosphere. The four characters, Marianna, Paul, Elizabeth, and Grant share their innermost thoughts while they relax on the yacht. Read what happens next in this intriguing short story.
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August 3, 2019
Short Story, Shadows of the Seagulls
The Short Story Shadows of the Seagulls first draft is completed. Look for it soon, it will be free to the public. It has been shared in the “Write to Publish” group for critiquing. This is a story within itself, although it is also one chapter out of the book, Marianna of the Sea. You will be able to get an idea of what the book will be like. Shadows of the Seagulls is a story that depicts the sorrow that life can bring, as well as honor and devotion between the protagonist and her true love. There will be a link on this site to the e-book when the short story is ready for publishing.
The characters of Marianna and Paul interact with their best friends in this chapter and the contrast of a nearly perfect relationship is compared to one that is deteriorating at a fast pace. The comparison reveals a remarkable and emotional climax in the story. Descriptions of Orange County, California are integrated into the story-line, and gives the reader a good idea of what life was like in the ‘70’s in the area, a time already different than our own. The setting is interesting and historically accurate.
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