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

Pitch Madness

I recently entered the “Pitch Madness” contest hosted by Brenda Drake and three other bloggers. My entry pitch for my middle grade contemporary Baba Yaga story, Bony Legs, was chosen for the Moo Moo Meadows team on Sharon Johnston’s blog. It’s a Mario Kart game. New to me, since I’m not a gamer. Participating literary … More Pitch Madness

News Article

Toto and I had a wonderful write up in today’s Santa Cruz Sentinel. Yesterday afternoon I read to Live Oak School fourth graders in the school library, thanks to the librarian, Diana Susoy. One of the teachers arranged for a reporter and photographer to cover the event. Here’s the link to the article. The reading … More News Article