Category Archives: children’s stories

A New Story and Opportunity

I just finished a rough draft of a story for my first middle-grade chapter book, titled Sir Alex Sleighs a Dragon. Please let me know if you’d like to see a copy of it and would be willing to a beta reader for it. Thank you! … Continue reading

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Flora Belle and Dreami

I’ve just completed the first rough draft of my latest book for young children titled Flora Belle and Dreami. It features a carousel horse and a dragon. I plan to send it to my editor shortly, and am talking with an illustrator … Continue reading

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The Beach That Love Built is Available Now!

The Beach that Love Built The Beach that Love Built I’m delighted to announce that my latest children’s book, titled The Beach That Love Built, is now available and can be bought for as little as $0.99 (for the Kindle eBook … Continue reading

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Meet the Star of My Next Book

Meet Stephy, the star of The Beach Built By Love. It is based on a true story. Stephy is my daughter. When she was younger she was diagnosed with an “incurable” disease. I prefer to think “incurable” means “something the medical … Continue reading

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My New Motto For Writing Children’s Stories

Thanks to Beth at “I Didn’t Have My Glasses On…” and C. S. Lewis I’ve just found my new motto for writing children’s stories. I’ve written my children’s books so that parents and grandparents would enjoy them as much as … Continue reading

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Updates on Book Projects

It’s been a while since I provided an update to you about my children’s book projects so this post will be longer than most. A new project I hadn’t mentioned yet because I only came up with the idea two … Continue reading

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The Readings

Some of you have been asking how the book readings went at the elementary school in Moraga, California. I thought I’d already created a post but when I went looking for it couldn’t find it. I apologize for my late post … Continue reading

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