Final Newsletter of 2021

This is it. My last blog/newsletter for 2021. I’ve got to stop marketing myself and get down to writing, or I will never publish two novels in 2022. Here are some final thoughts to ponder, until we meet again: San Francisco Writers Conference Fiction Contest. I’m thrilled to announce that 48 States was chosen as […]

I DARE You to Read this Newsletter

While in my adolescence in the 1980’s – when there were no smartphones, Internet or WiFi – playing truth or dare was probably one of the first ways in which I was introduced to the thrill of being scared. Painfully shy, I dreaded the dare almost as much as the truth since it almost always […]

48 States is on Vella!

Here is a super easy way to check out my new novel, 48 STATES, on Kindle Vella… It is being delivered right to your inbox! Head to this link to follow and start reading my newest piece chapter—by-chapter. There are two chapters already live, so go catch up so you can get ready for the next one. […]

Let’s All Disappear

I hadn’t planned on writing another newsletter for summer, but the reaction to my last missive inspired me to pen another post. The May/June essay was by far the most widely read thing I’ve written in a long time. (I tried to contact everyone who got in touch. If I missed you, know that I’m […]

Heart Meditation and Saying Goodbye

We all grieve differently. After my father died, I waited for the tears to come but they never arrived. My sister Robin cried non-stop from the moment she got to San Francisco the day before his death. She wept openly when we arrived at dawn the next morning to find he’d already left this world. […]

Exciting Announcement

I have begun publishing my first two novels on Wattpad! I am going to be publishing a chapter or two every week in order to gear up for the release of the final book later this year. If you go to my Wattpad profile, you can start by reading (or re-reading) Woman King. Happy reading!

April Newsletter

Dear Friends, I hope you like this new version of my newsletter. It coincides with a refreshed website and social media  – and a goal of staying better connected to my readers. It’s been almost four years since I’ve published anything and many of you are probably wondering, what the heck happened?  I wish I […]