E-corono-mic Stimulus: An analysis of options

The economic fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic could be among its most severe impacts. Millions of people are losing jobs, thousands of businesses are closing, and many Americans are one paycheck away ...

What’s your hell?

Thanks for checking out this survey! I’m researching people’s attitudes toward the afterlife for a play I’m writing. Your answers will remain completely confidential – I’...

My brush with impeachment

The current impeachment proceedings have captured my attention and imagination, rendering me pretty much unproductive these days. (Luckily, my schedule affords this luxury.) Three components of it com...

Audiobook Recording and Editing

Within a few weeks, my fourth and fifth audiobooks will drop into the marketplace. I’ve self-narrated four of those and hired out the fifth (I felt A Woman of Valor needed a female narrator). This b...

Letting Go: The Voice of Valor

This week I am pursuing very new paths in my writing journey -- and the phrase "journey" can be taken both figuratively and literally....

Local libraries for the quadruple win

I did a little research this week and discovered that libraries around the country carry several of my books. The list includes: Vancouver (Washington) Regional Library System Yolo County Library, Woo...

Why Val got raped

I get asked often (every writer does), Why this book? Why this topic, these themes? Why now? Those questions get particularly pointed when a writer steps outside of their comfort zone, as I did with A...

Events and Readings: A Woman of Valor

A Woman of Valor is about to hit the shelves of area bookstores and online retailers, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’ll be kicking off the fun with a launch party at CapsN’Taps at...

The World According to Gil

In my forthcoming police procedural novel, A Woman of Valor, the main character (Valorie) gets trained by an older, more experienced officer, Sergeant Gil Krysinski. Among other things, Gil explains t...

The Mountain Man’s Dog is now on audio!

The first of my Mountain Man Mysteries is now out on audio! The Mountain Man’s Dog was released May 18 to audiobook retailers and is already available for purchase or download on channels such a...

Lying in Vengeance now on audio!

The second of my Lying Injustice Thrillers is now out on audio! Lying in Vengeance was released in late March to audiobook retailers and is already available for purchase or download on multiple chann...

Are you a reader or a listener?

It’s probably no secret to most that the current hot trend in book publishing lately is audio. Audio is the fastest-growing (some say “only” growing) segment of the book publishing i...