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An Open Letter to My Daughter About Seeing Truth Through Starry-Eyes

Only those willing to love at all costs will be rewarded, and trust me, the pain of heartbreak is so much better than feeling nothing at all. While I want you to pursue love fearlessly and brilliantly, you must never lose yourself in the process. If you remember nothing else, remember this...My dear daughter,As your third birthday approaches, I can’t believe there was ever a time you weren’t on th…

​From Lab Mouse to Memory Visit

My inspiration for The Memory Visit came from what I consider to be an unlikely place—a Smithsonian Magazine article about mice. The article described how scientists implanted false memories in the brains of mice which resulted in the mice fearfully reacting to stimuli that they’d never experienced before. Not only could scientists identify the brain cells involved in the encoding of a specifi…

If I Had It To Do Again...

Writers go through similar stages before they finally see their manuscripts between covers, but from what I’ve learned, they usually go through them in exactly the opposite way that they should.Here’s what I think is typical based on my conversations with other writers and my own beginning as one.WRITE A STORYSUBMIT THE MANUSCRIPT FOR PUBLICATION OR SELF-PUBLISHSET UP BLOG TOURS/BOOKSIGNINGSBUILD…

Love is Love ❤

The 5 Star Reviews keep coming in for Burning Britely by Deidre HuesmannBook One: Burning BritelyBook Two: Yearning YoungBUY ON AMAZON"Recommendable to burgeoning young LGBT adolescents seeking purpose and acceptance within themselves and society at large.""Read this in one night any chance of getting these guys together ❤again thanks for a great read""The emotions! Holy cow are they ever flowing…

Book of the Month

LASR BOOK OF THE MONTHMia doesn’t know what to do. Girlfriend of the school’s football star she discovers he’s not as nice as he makes out. However, it would be social disaster for her if she ditched him. The other boy in her life is Ryder, the school hottie, but his reputation precedes him and he is always sarcastic to her so she tries to steer clear of him.Things come to a head when her boyfrien…

Exciting Teen Trilogy

The final chapter of The Salvation State series by Marcus Damanda is live!Amazon Series Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HM81LVG"THIS IS WHAT THE TRUTH IS: this book is amazing""an amazing dystopian read""Some of the best dystopian fiction I've read in awhile""Marcus Damanda is a powerful writer who will gather you in and give you an incredible ride.""Don't start this book unless you hav…