As Patrick stands on the gallows, knowing he should have left town days ago, he find his thoughts conflicted. Why didn't he leave? What was keeping him here? Is there help coming? Feeling insecure for the first time in years, Sally finds her farm under attack. Her adopted girls turn to her for security, but where can she find security for herself? Thomas, a young man who came to town for an apprenticeship, finds himself involved in plots that he wants no part of. His choices seem few, help and become someone he hates, or avoid them and ruin his future. They all must learn that the best intentions can sometimes hide the darkest passions, and sometimes chaos has an agenda all its own. A Wolf in Patchwork Clothing is a thrilling novella to ease the reader into the grim story of the Patchwork Horror series.
Tips for Beginning Novelists is a short guide filled with practical, useful information that only a writer with years of experience can provide. In these pages you'll find tips on how to get started, how to keep going when the going gets tough, and how the writing process actually works. You'll also find useful information on how to take advantage of the new world of self-publishing, including key resources to make the writing and publishing process easier. Some of the topics include: turning an idea into a novel, bringing fiction to life, the importance of rewriting, dealing with criticism, keeping track of characters, and how to self publish. This guide is filled with everything the author wishes he had known when he was beginning to write his first novel.Mark A. Roeder is a full-time author who has published thirty novels, two non-fiction volumes, and scores of columns and articles.