Pacific Northwest Tour Full of Surprises

Pacific Northwest Tour Full of Surprises

  SEATTLE – Even though it was mid-August some of the leaves had already begun to change colors. I stayed at the one hundred year old MarQueen Hotel on Queen Anne Avenue which is apropos since the main character in my novels is named Anne. I always like to stay...
A Milky Way Poem

A Milky Way Poem

I’m so pleased this poem of mine was published today. When growing up I could see The Milky Way almost every night. Did you know there are some people in the world that have never seen it due to light pollution? No Moon Starlight at midnight, blue black velvet...
Why I Love To Do Book Events!

Why I Love To Do Book Events!

Let me count the ways! I get to: 1. Wear my silver shoes and festive outfits. 2. See old friends and make new ones. 3. Spend time with my She Writes Press Sisters and other authors.   4. Sign books in glamorous settings. 5. Answer questions about my writing process....
Let’s Do A California Rain Dance

Let’s Do A California Rain Dance

This piece was just published in The Avocet, A Journal of Nature Poetry, Summer 2018. I’m sharing this with you not just as a poem, but also as a prayer. Please join me in doing a rain dance. It’s Always Fire Season Now Teasing cloud, eiderdown quilt, rolls in...
What a Day & Night!

What a Day & Night!

                This summer solstice was as sparkly as my book cover’s silver shoes. Full of surprises it will go on my list as one of the most exciting days ever! It began with a live TV interview on Good Morning San Diego with Lauren Phinney.                ...