Category Archives: Art

Seeking First Readers

I’m now to the point in my writing and publishing process where I need your help. I’m looking for first readers, to whom I will email a free e-copy of my first book in the series Cali May Mysteries and … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2018!

  My first Murder Mystery Series Coming in Spring 2018 My high school yearbook bears witness to my wish to be an artist and writer, and it’s happening! My first Murder Mystery Series Coming in Spring 2018 – I’m excited to … Continue reading

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Inspired by History

Shore House Vintage, a new project! I recently opened an Etsy shop: Shore House Vintage At first, I thought it couldn’t be further from my origins of writer and artist. But as I posted one item after another, I began to … Continue reading

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Getting Together at Left Coast Crime 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016 – Sunday, February 28, 2016 Phoenix, AZ This will be my first year attending Left Coast Crime, an Author/Reader conference for anyone who loves writing or reading a good mystery. Several of my favorite authors will be … Continue reading

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Winners in the Adult Coloring Contest: Congratulations!

My Adult Coloring Contest 2015 is now closed, but watch for more fun contests in 2016! I am pleased to congratulate and thank all of you who participated in my Adult Coloring Contest 2015. The following Artists (in no particular … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Artist, Book Cover Art, Building Self-worth, Creative Thought

Learning to Write Murder Mysteries

Why would I want to write about murder? Because I’ve lived long enough to mourn the death of several loved ones, and am finally beginning to face the undeniable fact that death is a natural part of life. So while … Continue reading

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Seven Days Left to Win! Adult Coloring Contest

ADULT COLORING CONTEST I’m still accepting entries for my Adult Coloring Contest. Your opportunity to be included on the cover of my next Workbook, and to win a free e-book copy of Your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist Dream Journal Workbook, ends … Continue reading

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Tweeting in the New Year

Yesterday, on Christmas Day 2015, my daughter, Deb, introduced me to Twitter. Not just HOW to tweet, but WHY. As a late blooming writer, I’ve adapted to Facebook, established an email list, and started blogging. Why add any more technology … Continue reading

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Shelling. . . my other Passion

I was the kid who snuck crab shells and body parts into the trunk of my folks’ car at the end of a visit to the Shore. This was the beginning of my obsession with Nature’s treasures – despite the horrific … Continue reading

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Shake Up Your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist

ADULT COLORING CONTEST Re-discover your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist by coloring my Road Runner and emailing him to me. You will receive a free e-book copy of Your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist Dream Journal, a Workbook, your artwork will be posted to … Continue reading

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