I’ve been an avid reader from an early age, and historical fiction has always been one of my favorite genres. I love reading about other times and places and the people who lived them.
I’ve always loved writing as well, and now I’m able to combine both those joys. My debut novel is a young adult historical, Yakimali’s Gift, which takes place in 1775 New Spain–Mexico (modern day Arizona) and California.
I want to share with kids and teens my love of books: the worlds they open, the things they teach, the feelings they express.
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Recently, I wanted to update my cover for Yakimali’s Gift, so I asked a Facebook group I belong to (ASMSG, Author Social Media Support Group) for cover designer suggestions. As expected, this awesome group of writers provided me with lots of choices. (I ended up choosing Tugboat Designs; see my…
Coming soon! The Ghosts of Pebble Brook Lodge, Book Two in The Ghost Whisperer Series published by Beau Coup Publishing. With only two weeks to prove her friend Willie’s innocence, Ghost Whisperer Pepper Connelly discovers the key lies with four ghosts who have their own haunting agenda. Read the full…
I’m finishing the challenge with pictures from our Santa Cruz Farmers Market. Another way I express my creativity is with cooking. I love going to the farmers market. All the fresh produce inspires me to try new things and create new dishes with what’s in season at the moment. And there’s always…