Category Archives: Creative Writing

My Next Book ~ Black Diamond Graves

Coming in April 2018 – I’m honored to be invited to participate in a multi-author series, Tawnee Mountain Mysteries, to be published by Short on Time Books April 19, 2018. Each author places their main character in the same location, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Creative Writing, murder, mystery

Two Steps Back

Back to paper and pen: So after seven years hard labor, my Mac book finally gave up the ghost. Luckily I’d completed three manuscripts. But the fourth is only half done! I was backing up (honest!) but only once a … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Creative Thought, Creative Writing, Writing

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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Perseverance!

Perseverance pays off. If you write, keep writing! If you paint, dance, sing, make music or art, or do anything else you love, keep doing it. Eventually people notice. In August 2017, a short story I wrote was chosen and … Continue reading

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Adventures!

What do you do when you suddenly feel like you’ve lost control of . . . everything? It doesn’t happen often, but when it does I feel like I’m running around trying to balance too many plates in the air … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Writing, Life, Personal Empowerment, Social Media, Writing

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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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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Distracted Focus: Getting it DONE!

If what I do best is my passion and creative outlet, shouldn’t that be what I focus my life’s energy on? Shouldn’t it be EASY to give in to what I enjoy? It turns out that life is a balancing act, between what I … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Artist, Creative Thought, Creative Writing, Fine Art, Mind_body_spirit, Personal Empowerment, Writing

See you at the WriteNow! 2015 Writers Conference

When: August 14-15, 2015 Where: Scottsdale, AZ Details: http://desertsleuths.com/conference I’m thrilled to be attending the Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths WriteNow! 2015 Writers Conference. I’ll be there with examples of my own work, and expect to come home with the very … Continue reading

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