Tag Archives: books

Saddled Up and Ridin’ the Trail

With the recent release of Desperate Journeys, Desperate Journeys my book of five suspenseful, action-packed crime stories, I have now saddled up and am ridin’ the trail of writing western stories that will be included in several books of western tales by … Continue reading

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A Fun Adventure

I love doing author readings to youngsters in schools, libraries, and elsewhere. They’re fun and I’m delighted to experience the reactions of the children and adults to my creations. Such adventures often yield surprises. I had two amazing surprises the … Continue reading

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The Power of Using Beta Readers

I just finished writing an unedited draft of a story of action and suspense titled “Blood Oaths” and sent it to my beta readers last night. I’ve already received helpful feedback that will help me enhance my story. One of … Continue reading

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#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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Wilbur Made Me a Best Selling Author

I’m pleased to announce that The Duck Who Flew Upside Down became an Amazon Best Seller. I’m still taking it in, but I have to admit it feels mighty good to achieve the milestone of being a Best Selling author. Thank you … 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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Heeeeeeere’s Sunny!

My latest children’s picture book Sunny Saves the Day has been released via Amazon in hardcover format. Sunny Saves the Day It will be released in softcover format shortly Kindle eBook format eventually.  Jack Wiens illustrated it and Kristi Towne … Continue reading

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