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Stuck!

Well, COVID-19 has kept us all pretty much at home for 2020–not always a fun thing for those of us who like to wander. At least writers can still write and readers still read. An interesting and positive thing has happened since Path of Progress was released, folks have rediscovered my first book, Charcoal and …

Stuck! October 14, 2020 Well, COVID-19 has kept us all pretty much at home for 2020–not always a fun thing for those of us who like to wander. At least writers can still write and readers still read. An interesting and positive thing has happened since Path of Progress was released, folks have rediscovered my …

Great News!

I am excited to announce that Path of Progress, One Man’s Fight for Women’s Rights was a finalist in the prestigious Nancy Pearl Book Award sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Writers Association. A big honor!

Marketing fun

Book clubs seem to find my books and I am often invited to come to their meetings and share the story of how these books came about. This is great fun for me and for club members. I have even done a couple via skype when the groups are a little far for me to …

Sales Doing Well

The new book, Path of Progress, One Man’s Fight for Women’s Rights, can be purchased through Amazon in paperback, hardcover, or Kindle, and is selling well. It is also now available in hardcover or paperback through Ingramspark at independent book stores. If you read it and like it, how about posting a review on either …

Sneak preview for Path of Progress

February 15, 2019–release date for Path of Progress almost here, so how about a sample read with the beginning of the first chapter? The coming of equal suffrage of equal rights and duties irrespective of sex may be promoted or retarded but it cannot be stopped. As well try to thrust the dawning day back …

Cover Reveal for Path of Progress–November 24, 2018

Yay! The beautiful cover for the new book, Path of Progress, has been revealed for all to see. The actual book is on track to be released February 15, 2019. I’m counting the days! This has been an interesting adventure involving lots of research, learning more about my ancestors, multiple changes and edits to the …

A NEW BOOK!

Exciting things are happening! I’ve been working away on a new book. This one with the same protagonist (Great Grandfather Stevenson) in later years in Iowa (1890s–early 1900s) when he championed woman suffrage. My son and I traveled to Shenandoah and Waterloo, Iowa, in April of 2017 to check out the communities where the Reverend …

Moving on

Here we are at the close of 2017–a year of adjustment without my husband who took his last breath on December 28, 2016. I have done a lot of traveling to visit family members and meet three little great grandchildren newly born. Determined to get back in the writing groove, I explored the state of …

Changes and Forging Ahead

Yes, there have been many changes indeed since my last post. We no longer live in Mariposa, California, on our property with a view but are now Washingtonians. This is actually a homecoming as my husband was raised in this beautiful state and I lived here for a couple of years before meeting him, marrying, and …