Growing up in Texas, one gets used to everything being a little bigger, a little over the top, and, depending upon your orientation, a little scarier than in other parts of the country. And on when it comes to the subject of urban legends, this view certainly seems to hold true. Urban legends are based […]
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.
After having read the description of my new novel, White Rock, I have been asked by a few readers “What exactly IS Southern Gothic?” So I felt the need to supply a definition to those not familiar with the term. First of all, southern gothic is a sub-genre of Gothic Fiction in American literature that […]