In this wide, immersive story of White Rock, the male sympathetic confidant is Colin Jonahs, the childhood-friend-turned-love-interest who compliments and complicates our heroine Laura Milton’s journey every step of the way. And he is a man that wears many different hats. Obviously, I needed a love interest because, hey, this is America, right? And western […]
OK, I admit it. I couldn’t help but succumb to the temptation to write the protagonist in my first novel, White Rock, as a pseudo-extension of myself. In all fairness, I’m not sure ego had as much to do with my decision as much as honesty did. I know the complexity of my emotions and […]
While brainstorming for the antagonist in White Rock, I had to keep in mind that the story I was weaving was set in a split time line – one in modern-day following Laura Milton and the other set in the 1960’s following the elusive Rose Marie Davis. The story required multiple characters with intense motivations, […]
Excerpt from White Rock, The Novel – Ketter Naples Scene, Tyler TX She pulled up to a large oak tree at a crude intersection. A small rusted sign was nailed to the trunk. She rolled the window down and squinted as wet wind rushed into the cabin of the Land Rover. The battered sign said […]
The first in a series of on-going character studies of the personalities that populate this tragic Southern Gothic tale… Rose Davis is a central character in White Rock, The Novel. Weaving real documented sightings of the ghost with her character was key for credibility.