The Saddest Ship

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I’ve been busy writing my new book, The Saddest Ship. Historical fiction is new for me as a writer, but I’ve always loved to read it, and research is one of my favorite parts of writing, for all of my books. The MS St. Louis left Hamburg … More The Saddest Ship

Toto’s Tale Review

I loved this review posted on Net Galley December 20th by Delainie Hanson, educator: “My 3rd grade daughter read this soon after reading The Wizard of Oz. She loved reading the story from Toto’s perspective. She kept comparing and contrasting the two books and even used to a Venn diagram! She says that she told … More Toto’s Tale Review

Indie Author Day

In case you missed it, you can still watch the Independent Author Day webinar on You Tube. Go to the website and click the link. Many local libraries, including the Santa Cruz Public Library, participated. I was one of a panel of four independently published authors who talked about our writing and publishing process and … More Indie Author Day

Toto’s Tale News

Toto’s Tale has been getting lots of good reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. And now it’s available on Ingram at wholesale prices for booksellers and libraries. Net Galley members can read it and post a review on line. I did school readings this past semester at several schools in the area, some organized by school librarians, … More Toto’s Tale News

Peace Chorale Concert

If you’re in the area, don’t miss the Santa Cruz Peace Chorale concert, “We’re Still Here!” It’s the 14th annual spring concert and silent auction on Saturday, May 14th at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 2402 Cabrillo College Drive, Soquel. Under the musical direction of singer/songwriter Aileen Vance, the Santa Cruz Peace Chorale sings traditional & contemporary … More Peace Chorale Concert