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Writing News:

winnerI recently became the Northwest Houston Chapter –Romance Writers of America 2016 Lone Star Writing Competition Historical-Winner with my yet to be released Civil War novel, Saving Grace.

If you have a Kindle and would like your e-book signed, check out my link for Authorgraph on the Contacts page.

I recently finished a young adult novel and will begin the query/submission process after a few more tweaks.

My Civil War novel has been on the back burner and I hope to get back to it soon. 


March 14th – April 18th For anyone who lives in the Corry, PA area, I will be teaching a series of workshops, Fiction Writing in the New Century, for the Corry Hi-Ed Center. The class will run each Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Topics will include, Getting Your Story Down, Character Arcs, The Middle Slump, Conflict and Tension, Show vs. Tell, and World Building. For any questions regarding class fees or directions contact the Corry Hi-Ed Center or email here.

October 14th  I will be at A Writer’s Road Trip 5, at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, in Erie, PA. If you are in the area and interested in this mini-conference for writers, you can contact me for more information.

Monthly Blog Schedule: My New Year’s Resolution is to dedicate more time to my blog. I plan to keep things updated and you can check for updates on the first Tuesday of each month at  I will be sharing interesting bits of history I’ve discovered while researching my books.