Category Archives: The Gray Lady of Long Branch

Reviews on my book – loving these!


I’ve got to confess… I find it weird — but very gratifying of course — to read enthusiastic reviews of The Gray Lady of Long Branch. I mean. I loved writing this book. I felt the emotions in it. I … Continue reading

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Music in art creation – my process


As you might know, I make visual art as well as write. Recently, I’ve noticed an interesting thing. I work by two different mental processes when creating, depending on whether it be by words or pictures. Here’s the scoop: The … Continue reading

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Me: Part 2


After a couple of years in the country, we relocated back to Nashville where I went through two years of high school before another move to Murfreesboro, an hour south of Nashville. During my high school, I got involved in … Continue reading

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Jazzed about this wonderful review of my upcoming book!


Disclaimer: The reviewer now writes fiction and has a terrific blog for writers on which he reviews books, dissects the writing life and more. But in my former life as a journalist, Gary was my editor. He notes that at … Continue reading

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Win one of five free advance copies of The Gray Lady of Long Branch


The Gray Lady of Long Branch is scheduled for release August 25 and I’m giving away five advance copies to lucky readers on Goodreads. If you are a member of that massive community of bookavores, Goodreads Giveaway for The Gray … Continue reading

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Final editing going on for The Gray Lady of Long Branch


The book is done and is now going through final edits. I’m so excited about this one! I love how it’s come out, after all these years. I don’t know if I’ve shared this elsewhere, but the deal is, I … Continue reading

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