First Loser?

Scout’s Honor was named as a Finalist in the 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Anyone who follows soccer knows that when you’re named Finalist, you came in second. In the book world, “Finalist” is good! Great, actually. I am humbled and honored that my beloved debut novel, the only tangible thing that kept me present, … More First Loser?

Book Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

Debut author Lorna Hollifield crafted a thoughtful and challenging southern tale with both the beauty and darkness residing within the North Carolina tobacco fields and the deep complexities hiding within the unbreakable bond of sisters. It is 1947, and Jimi-Lyn find herself as the ugly older sister left behind by her beautiful,  younger, pin-up model … More Book Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

Book Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by JM Sullivan

JM Sullivan’s debut, Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles, is a retelling of an obvious classic but with a modern, smart, witty spin. As a reader, I don’t normally read YA dystopian leaning series like this. So I am actually surprised how entertaining and engaging the entire book is, even to an old, decrepit teenager like me. … More Book Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by JM Sullivan

Pale Space

My award winning short story, Pale Space, was featured in the Grand Central Review online creative journal. Thanks to the editors for publishing it.  Thanks for reading, -Dori      

Three Generations of Daddy-less Daddy’s Girls

There’s a curse in my family. On the maternal side. The daughters are left without a dad…young. Not little kid young, but adolescent/young adult young. The daughters get to have their dads for their childhood. But not their adulthood. We are given the standards and the foundation of how to be loved by a man … More Three Generations of Daddy-less Daddy’s Girls