Category Archives: Story Writing Adventures

#23 On New Releases

Remember the book of western stories I mentioned featured my yarn, “Mary’s Medicine” along with the creations of 51 other western authors? The Shot Rang Out compiled by Scott Harris was released this week and I’ve been told it’s already climbed … Continue reading

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Modern Mouse is Featuring My Books

I’m delighted to announce that Premiere gift shop Modern Mouse in Alameda, California will be soon be featuring in their store and on their website all five of my children’s picture books they were considering!: Wilbur the Duck Who Flew … Continue reading

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My Adventure Into Action

My evolution as a writer for an adult audience, especially my fiction writing, often begins with a story idea or hook that I develop into a very short story. At times the creations are so short they qualify as flash … Continue reading

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An Announcement and Opportunity

I just finished the initial full draft of my first official novella-length story, titled It Was Her Eyes. I’ve never been more proud of my writing nor felt more like a writer than when I typed “The End” after completing this phase of … Continue reading

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Artwork from 3 of My Books to Be Exhibited

Characters from three of my children’s books have been invited to be part of an art exhibit  titled Storybooks by the Bay. The characters scheduled to make their first appearance in an art exhibit include Clyde the Green Giraffe, Hoozy Whatzadingle, … Continue reading

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An Excerpt From My Latest Book

I thought you might enjoy reading an excerpt from my latest fiction writing project for grownups. The story is titled It Was Her Eyes. It is un-edited and likely will go through multiple more revisions, but several of you have said … Continue reading

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“Where a Hippo Flies”

I’ve just decided to publish a book of poetry for young children titled: Where a Hippo Flies Poetry for those See the World through Young Eyes It will include several of my rhyming story poems and perhaps two or three … Continue reading

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