Reading: “Astrid in the Alley”

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Hello everyone! Work on my new novel is keeping me from posting as much as I'd like, but we can't forget about Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, my modern coming-of-age novel for two young women building their careers and lives while dealing with demons from the past and present. The novel continues to garner glowing reviews. … Continue reading Reading: “Astrid in the Alley”

Reading: “Porch Steps”

Shelby is beginning to heal in this short passage from Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, recorded at a virtual reading I did recently. Click on the video to watch. I call this passage "Porch Steps" - I hope you enjoy it! https://youtu.be/uRaOeHduKlE If you don't know the story of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, it might help … Continue reading Reading: “Porch Steps”

July 28 Virtual Author Reading

I'll be reading from my novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades and doing some Q&A this Tuesday, JULY 28, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST. Click here to register for the free Zoom event. The virtual author reading was originally scheduled to take place at the Thirsty Lab in Princeton, Mass. but then coronavirus... The event will … Continue reading July 28 Virtual Author Reading

HAHG Blog Tour: Day 3

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In honor of it being Day 3 of the Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Blog Tour, we have three postings to share with you today. (Just kidding. It wasn't planned that way. It just turned out that Review Tales by Jeyran Main split her post into two pieces: my guest post about why I wrote HAHG … Continue reading HAHG Blog Tour: Day 3

Excerpt: Driving to Newfield

This is the final excerpt in celebration of TouchPoint Press's recent release of my #MeToo novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Thanks for reading, and I hope I've encouraged you to read the rest of the story as Astrid and Shelby struggle with past and present demons and try to rebuild their lives, friendships, romances and … Continue reading Excerpt: Driving to Newfield