My latest podcast interview is now available on Sound Cloud with Kelcey and Read. Write. Repeat.
Check out this Amazon Exclusive Giveaway from Pen Name Publishing for a boxset of three stories of female resilience in a pre #MeToo movement kind of world. One book is my two time award winning novel, Scout's Honor. The other two are the newly-released Lake Effect by Nicole Tone and The Wrong Side of Twenty-Five … Continue reading #StillHere Boxset Available on Amazon
A story of self discovery while along a solo trip across the country, Blossom encounters both the simple goodness and desperate horrors in every day people of the present while also trying to escape from the hardships and toxic relationships of her past. Debut novelist Dionne Abouelela is a master at word-smithing and spinning a … Continue reading Book Review – The Wrong Side of Twenty-Five by Dionne Abouelela
Writer's Block. We've all heard of it and every writer has cried its hard knuckled claim on his or her writerly brain from time to time. Since November 2014, I have written two full length novels. One is published, and one is waiting to be published (waiting patiently...New Jersey-driver-on-the-Turnpike patiently....). While writing my second novel, … Continue reading The Big Writerly Lie
I watched a brief TV clip showing Harvey Weinstein, disgraced Hollywood movie mogul, getting out of an SUV saying, "Everyone makes mistakes. A second chance, I hope." A second chance? So the first time you requested that a very young actress touch your private parts, with the understanding that a role was hanging over her … Continue reading Rape Culture Flag Waving