Friday Musings

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Writing Musings

Friday Musings

Happy Friday! Today I’ve picked up my SeQuence books again after a few weeks of very minimal fantasy writing. I’ve been putting most of my efforts in self-editing my upcoming Young Adult Contemporary Romance Novel, Fairytale Dad. I’m pleased to say I’m absolutely thrilled with the progress. An anonymous reader from the Romantic Novelists Association read Fairytale Dad and her feedback has been invaluable. I received a detailed report on plot,...

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Dream Giveaway!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Giveaways

Dream Giveaway!

Dream Giveaway! Feeling like you need a getaway, but can’t quite afford that dream vacation? Look no further. Enter this giveaway for your chance to win 52 books that will take you to the far reaches of the universe or to the ends of the world or even better, to new worlds brimming with moonbows, myths and magic. If that doesn’t sway you, how about curling up with one new book every week in 2018 and simply filling your heart with love. It’s not every day...

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Peace, Love & Prosperity!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in Miscellaneous, Writing Musings

Peace, Love & Prosperity!

Peace, Love & Prosperity! Sat, November 18, 2017. Today, I’m feeling blessed, and I know hundreds of thousands of people are feeling the same. It seemed the ideal day to highlight one of my favourite quotes from the Heart of the Ocean Series. “One doesn’t build peace by hurling sticks and stones. Peace is built through peace.” Ralda –SeQuence Entangled Much love,...

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Massive Fantasy Paperback Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Giveaways

Massive Fantasy Paperback Giveaway

Giveaway Fridays! I’ve teamed up with fourteen fabulous authors to bring you a Massive Fantasy Paperback Giveaway including ROBIN HOBB’S SHIP OF MAGIC and a $75 Amazon Gift Card. IF YOU LOVE HOBB, YOU WANT TO ENTER THIS ONE. Link to the Giveaway: http://www.ripleypatton.com/2017/09/massive-fantasy-paperback-giveaway/#sthash.n69haErz.dpbs Mobile friendly link to the Giveaway on FB: http://gvwy.io/s2fm0l8 Last week to enter this awesome Giveaway! Giveaway ends Friday,...

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Readers Matter – Thank You!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Characters & Actors, Writing Musings

Readers Matter – Thank You!

Several readers have asked me why I write and who I write for. Hmm, the short answer is…I write because I have stories bursting to be told. However, my writing has evolved over time. At first, I wrote for me. I didn’t have an audience in mind. I didn’t have a plan. I didn’t even think I’d publish my scribbles. All I had was the passion to tell a story, tell it well, and see it to the end. I wrote stories I wanted to read. But as time went on and my stories became...

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