• A Decision Made
    I started work on my third book months ago, the final installment of my YA series The Rise and Fall of Dani Truehart.  But to be honest I haven’t made much progress.  Instead, three chapters in, I decided to take a break so I could percolate on the plot.  A few readers have given me very definite feedback about… Continue reading A Decision Made
  • Spring Break!
    This week our son is on Spring Break, so I’m taking a little break from writing and enjoy a fun-filled stay-cation at home. See you next week! Happy Tuesday! 🏖
  • Influences
    Many writers have been influenced by other writers.  I know my love of reading is a big reason why I became an author.  So it is with sadness that the world says goodbye to Beverly Cleary who passed away this weekend. From the Beezus & Ramona series, Runaway Ralph, Henry Huggins, Otis Spofford, Fifteen, Sister of The Bride – the list… Continue reading Influences
  • Springtime is Here!
    Cue the cute baby animals, massive cleaning and the return of longer days.  Here are some great ways to enjoy your spring days, socially distanced of course.  Tackle those closet and drawers – Donate rid of clothes or items you no longer need. Get rid of that pile of junk mail or old take out menus.  Decluttering… Continue reading Springtime is Here!
  • 10 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
    Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and everyone is a little Irish on that day! I’m 25% Irish, so I should know. Here are some fun ways to celebrate the day: Drive the snakes out just like St. Patrick did, though depending on your command of wildlife and access to snakes this might not be the… Continue reading 10 Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day