|Faith, family, feel-good stories with
a hint of salt air.
Since then I have published many articles and
stories in various magazine and have now written
eight books and helped many others publish their
In addition to writing I am available to speak at club
meetings as well as give readings. If you are
planning an event and want to know my topics or
speaking arrangements -- send me an email,
If you have a memoir, journal of poems, family
stories or novel you'd like to publish and market on
your own, then I can help you through my
New adventure! I am now the QuiltingMandarin! I
sell quilts, jackets, scarves and fun projects. Take a
look at past projects by clicking on the "quilting
Mandarin tab above.
Have a safe journey.
Little did I know when I sent in that first
query to a boating magazine in 1996, I had
embarked on a rocking boat of unknown
My first article was accepted and printed
within months. In years prior, I wrote
columns in local papers, but was never
paid. Silly me, I thought that this was the
easy wayto earn money in my retirement.
All my books and stories leave you feeling good
with a smile in your heart.