• NaNoWriMo

    NaNoWriMo

    Today is the start of NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. I have to say, I am very intimidated. The goal is to write an entire first draft of a novel in 30 days (Nov. 1 – 30). That is approximately 50,000 words. So – I’m officially procrastinating – writing this blog post. I have the idea of the book…

  • Writing Calendar

    The Blank Page

    Hey there writers. Ever have a blank page crisis? Whether you are focusing on fiction or non-fiction, sometimes our minds just go blank. It happens to everyone. But getting over that rather large bump in the road is an absolute must if we want to keep the writing juices flowing. I’ll admit, sometimes I’m exhausted from writing one piece and…

  • Enter to Win My Book

    Hi Friends, Want to win my latest book that is perfect for the 7 – 9 year old in your life? It is full of adventure, geography and history. Enter for a chance to win “The Jade Serpent.” Simply click on this link to be entered into the drawing! AMAZON Giveaway! Happy Reading Everyone!

  • Adventures in Publishing

    Hi All, Due to the hurricanes that have been ravishing the US (and beyond), I didn’t receive my copies of “The Jade Serpent” until a few days ago.  When they finally arrived I found that the spine was blank. Oh No! After investigation I discovered I needed 3 more pages in my book for it to have the title and…

  • The Jade Serpent…Published!

    Hi Friends! I am so excited to let you know that I have just published the second book in The Treasure Chest Mysteries: “The Jade Serpent.” You can find it on Amazon in print and Kindle formats. I’d like to ask your help in spreading the word to all your friends who might be interested (or know someone who might…

  • Writing, Teaching and Traveling

    Hello Friends, The time has just flown by since I last sat down to take stock of life and share it with you.  Since February, my last post, life has been full of good stuff.  I finally finished my second book in the Treasure Chest Mysteries titled “The Jade Serpent.”  I will be announcing when you can pre-order through Amazon…