Thoughts on the Muse 2013/01/21Posted by Sandra Ruttan in Uncategorized.
What’s the biggest load of writing hoooey I’ve ever heard? Check out my post at Do Some Damage today to find out.
Breaking the Christmas Curse 2012/12/24Posted by Sandra Ruttan in Uncategorized.
Several years ago, as I began to seriously try my hand at adult fiction, I entered a contest at The Cynic online, with the topic of a not-so-cynical Christmas story. Breaking The Christmas Curse received an honorable mention.
“We bought the annual family lottery ticket,” I added as I stood, reaching for my coat.
“Waste of money, if you ask me.”
“Oh, you never know, we might get lucky.”
His eyes narrowed. “You’re unusually chipper, Leah.”
“I’ll try anything once.” (more…)
In Review: Harvest of Ruins a page-turner 2012/10/14Posted by Sandra Ruttan in Uncategorized.
“This book has a great opening. It’s like crashing into a swimming pool from the flumes into deep-cold water as it takes a little time to find orientation.
“On the surface, this book is a courtroom drama, a very good one at that….
“To leave it there wouldn’t do the book justice. It examines some of the sensitive aspects of parenting, friendships and growing u with real skill, tenderness and insight. How vulnerable the young can be and how far the grown-ups of this world will go to cover up the vulnerabilities that linger.
“Whether you enjoy a police-procedural, a courtroom drama or a more serious examination of life and its relationships, this is likely to be a book for you.”
Nigel Bird – click for the full review
I am thrilled to announce that Thomas & Mercer has purchased the rights to WHAT BURNS WITHIN, THE FRAILTY OF FLESH and LULLABY FOR THE NAMELESS. This means these books will remain available for purchase for Kindle, and be available for purchase in print in the near future.