Short Story Published in Smoky Quartz

I am honored to announce that Smoky Quartz has published my short story Two Kinds of People in their Fall 2021 issue. Two Kinds of People was a labor of love for me, a way to breathe life into a character that otherwise would have been left comatose after my forthcoming novel was cut for … Continue reading Short Story Published in Smoky Quartz

Free Reading Guide for Book Clubs

I recently put together a Reading Guide for a local Book Club whose members were reading my novel Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Compiling a list of the questions that were floating around in my mind when I wrote the book, plus the ones that actually drove the manuscript, was a lot of fun. Even more … Continue reading Free Reading Guide for Book Clubs

Queenie Lives: A Short Story Success

Short stories are a new frontier for me. They require special skills that novel-length works don't necessarily, and I am still working on my "craft" in this area. So, drumroll please, I am thrilled to announce that I have placed a short story in the online literary journal Smoky Quartz. The publication of Two Kinds … Continue reading Queenie Lives: A Short Story Success

Happy Birthday to Shelby & Astrid

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Yes, I'm saying Happy Birthday to imaginary characters. If Keene, NH can hold a birthday party for Harry Potter, then I can do this. 🙂 I can't believe that as of Sunday, Sept. 26th, it will have been two years since the novel one reviewer called "an insightful and compelling tale showing the strength of … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Shelby & Astrid

Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

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Saying I've been absorbed in my work-in-progress would be an understatement considering I only this week caught up with The Audiobook Review's post on Horseshoes and Hand Grenades! Their thorough review of the audiobook version of my novel was posted in February. (The audiobook was released in January 2021.) Nothing is more fulfilling than having … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Horseshoes and Hand Grenades