Author Reading: Middle-Grade Fiction

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I was honored to participate in last week's Reading Week festivities at the Dr. Joseph A. Whelan Elementary School in North Providence, Rhode Island. I read from my middle-grade fiction work, Shannon's Odyssey. Twelve-year-old Shannon treks through a hundred miles of wilderness to find her long-lost Gran. She encounters dangers, hunger, thirst, storms, and animals good and … Continue reading Author Reading: Middle-Grade Fiction

Narrative Choices – Podcast Interview

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Thanks to author M.T. Maliha for inviting me to join her podcast and talk about the narrative choices authors face. The Dusty Wood Podcast showcases interviews with guests who talk about writing and life, sometimes together. M.T. Maliha is a lovely author and an even lovelier person. Her Waverly Estate trilogy includes Ghost Dance and … Continue reading Narrative Choices – Podcast Interview

Audiobook Now Available!

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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is now available as an audiobook! For the past year or so, readers I've met at book and author events have been asking me when my contemporary novel would be published as an audiobook. I'm happy to say, the wait is over. Rated 4.5 stars on Amazon and goodreads, Horseshoes and … Continue reading Audiobook Now Available!

“Composing Sermons & Dreaming Up Murder”

A fellow New England author I am fortunate to know is Reverend Jane Willan, whose latest cozy mystery was published a few weeks ago. More details on Abide With Me in a minute, but first you may have questions: What is a cozy mystery? Cozy mysteries, also called "cozies" are a form of crime fiction … Continue reading “Composing Sermons & Dreaming Up Murder”

New Release for Historical Fiction Fans

An advance reviewer of Erin's Children by Eileen O'Finlan says the historical fiction novel is "better than biting into premium chocolates" -- now that is some high praise! The book was recently released and is available where books are sold. I was lucky enough to hear some parts of Erin's Children during the manuscript phase. … Continue reading New Release for Historical Fiction Fans