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cover image of Wounded Bride by Hyacinth Grey
First in a series of hard-boiled detective novels. Press enter on the picture description or click on the cover image to visit the Wounded Bride page to learn more and purchase.
cover of Our Place: Monica and Brad Start School by Hyacinth Grey with text shown in both braille and print
Upcoming children’s book written with my husband, Michael. I tell a story and he writes about braille. Press enter on the picture description or click on the cover image to visit Hyacinth Grey’s Books for Young Readers (hgb4yr.com).

Writing Advice

  • Writing Advice – Dialog Attribution

    You’ve probably heard the phrase “show, don’t tell.” I’d like to show you why I think this is good writing advice when you’re writing dialog. Here are a few sample sentences written solely for this post. “Not again,” she sighed. “My best friend forever doesn’t want to talk to me anymore, and I’m completely and […]

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  • Two Weeks

    I’ve posted something each day for the last fourteen days. I find myself wanting to harmonize the spelling of “week” and “streak,” so instead of calling it a “too weak streak,” I’ll go with a “strong two-week streek.” Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Indie April Why I Write What I’ve Learned The Choice […]

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  • Writing Advice – Tell a Story

    There’s a lot of writing advice out there. Following some guidelines, such as the ones in my post about dialog attribution might make your writing more pleasant to read, but don’t let writing advice bog you down. Things can be fixed later. There’s no need to wait until your idea is perfect, or until you’ve […]

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