I’m Getting a Kick Out of Promoting “The Silver Shoes”

I’m Getting a Kick Out of Promoting “The Silver Shoes”

I’ve attended over twenty-two book events since The Silver Shoes came out last June. It’s been fulfilling to meet with readers and speak about my books. And I’m grateful to the independent bookstores, libraries and private homes that have hosted me....
Two Fun Bird Poems

Two Fun Bird Poems

Bad Blue Jay From bare birch B-52-sized blue jay bomb dives, scatters tiny finches from feeder to giant oak. Seeds fly. Triangle headdress waves atop king’s pate as he laughs at his evil deed. I want to shoo him to go but know it’s just our nature’s way.    ...
Southwest Tour Full of Adventures

Southwest Tour Full of Adventures

I’ve never traveled to the Southwest in the fall before. It was quite an adventure to experience so many different types of weather and see trees changing colors. I had fun at my book events and spending time with friends and family too.   AUSTIN, TEXAS...
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...
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...