Category Archives: Book Events and Interviews

Book Signing and Selling Event Updates

Day one of the Loma Prieta event went well. I’ve signed and sold a lot of books today and talked with many delightful readers. Above is a photo of my set-up. Note the “books for grown-ups section” on the white … Continue reading

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Photo Credit: Mahir Uysal via Hi, everyone! I plan to be at the Great Valley Bookfest tomorrow, Saturday 10/13. I’d love to visit with readers who hail from that neck of the woods. Come on down and say hi. … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

You’re invited! Free admission and free parking. Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair– Silicon Valley Edition – SUNNYVALE Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fremont High School, 1279 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Rd., Sunnyvale. and Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair – … Continue reading

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Book Project & Events Updates

I’ve just sent the third story in my book of action and suspense crime dramas to Beta Readers. The story is “The Misunderstanding.” It’s about a family who enrages a violent psychopath when they accidentally take his suitcase instead of … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day

Today was the beginning of the two-day Loma Prieta Holiday Crafts Faire in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains.  It’s the first time I’ve been there. The day started a bit rough. When I got to my space at the event it … Continue reading

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Storybooks by the Bay

Today was the Author Book Signing portion of Danville’s Storybooks by the Bay exhibit that began today and goes through December 17. The curator asked if she could include   four of my books and four illustrations from them are among those to be … Continue reading

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The Readings

Some of you have been asking how the book readings went at the elementary school in Moraga, California. I thought I’d already created a post but when I went looking for it couldn’t find it. I apologize for my late post … Continue reading

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Book Fair Fun

Some of you requested that I tell you how it went at the book fairs on Saturday and Sunday.  The fairs were a lot of work and sometimes grueling, but they were a labor of love. I had a great … Continue reading

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Two Firsts & Two Updates

I’m going to my first children’s book fair on 4/16. It’s in San Jose. I’m also going to my first book readings on Tuesday. It is at a school in Moraga and will be in two sessions, Pre-K through 1st … Continue reading

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Another Surprise Christmas Gift: The Newspaper Article

My Interview with the Campbell Press article As I rearranged our over-stuffed recycle bin the day after Christmas I noticed a copy of our local newspaper. In the holiday rush and with all the family we’d hosted it had been … Continue reading

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