More on the Moonbeam Award

The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are presented by Jenkins Group and IndependentPublisher.com, who say: “The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading. The Awards recognize and reward the best of these books and bring them to the attention of … More More on the Moonbeam Award

Another Guest Blog Interview

My friend and local children’s author, Linda Covella, interviewed me about The Weaver’s Daughter and my writing process on her blog. Linda was the main organizer of the two local children’s author Book Fairs held at the Santa Cruz library in recent years. Please take a look at my interview and explore her blog.

SCBWI Bookstop

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is running an event called Bookstop. Books for children of all ages are featured on the pages with links to buy them. Perfect holiday gifts for any child in your life. Go to SCBWI.org to see all the books. If you want to see the page … More SCBWI Bookstop

Guest Blog Post

AJ Adair, sister author with Desert Palm Press, invited me to write a guest post on her blog. It’s now up and running and you can take a look at my post as well as information about her books in a very different genre. Anyone who wants to be on my email list for future … More Guest Blog Post

Now On Amazon

The Weaver’s Daughter is available in paperback and Kindle formats on Amazon. I just received word that the Santa Cruz Public Library system will also carry copies. You can help spread the word by asking your local library system and independent bookstore to carry the book. If you’ve read it, please post a review on … More Now On Amazon

Exciting News

I’ve signed on with local Desert Palm Press to publish The Weaver’s Daughter, my contemporary immigration story about Ixchel, a Maya girl from the Yucatan, who travels across the northern border of Mexico to find her father in Los Angeles. The book will be out by September. This will be a first for Desert Palm … More Exciting News