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February 19, 2022

Upside Down

This picture book is a collaboration of my art mentor, my father, and myself. I loved creating this book. It brought back fond childhood memories. As this little catfish meets new fish, he is apprehensive about playing with them because they swim upside down. The print version of this colorful picture book includes coloring pages… Read More

January 29, 2022

Pixie’s Princess

#children’s picture ebook,

Pixie’s Princess published as an ebook!

May 8, 2021

Songs and Spiders

You are my sunshine, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Mary had a little lamb, Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, Baby Bumblebee are a few songs I remember singing as a child. I’m sure many have sung these songs to their children. I did. Remember Itsy Bitsy Spider? When our children were small, we moved into a house… Read More

December 24, 2020

Merry Christmas Near & Far

Twenty-twenty is desired if you are at the optometrist’s office. At one time, the year 2020 seemed so far off, and now, we are looking forward to it being far off once again.   Because of the happenings this year, seeing family and friends is much different. “How nice it was to run into (so and… Read More

October 11, 2020


While editing book 2 of the Prymzia series, I’ve started illustrating the chapter illustrations. My process with book 1 was to sketch in my sketchbook – take a picture of my sketch – upload it to the cloud – download it to Photoshop – sketch the sketch – then finish in grayscale. Phew! Lengthy process. Needless to… Read More

December 11, 2019

It’s That Time of Year Again!

Christmas decorating contests bring the creativity out in me. My team exuded inspiration and talent. Santa’s Workshop might not be an extra-ordinary theme, but my team was extra-ordinary. Office doors became reindeer stables, little paper elf’s displayed each team member’s face, pictures became shiny wrapped presents, one gifted individual did all the lettering (North pole… Read More

September 28, 2019

I Have Been Thinking About Dragons Lately.

I recently watched the movie How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. What a fun movie, so many types of dragons… silly, cute, and scary. For some reason, I kept calling them dinosaurs. After being corrected the third time, the comment was made that they really are dinosaurs. Flying dinosaurs? Maybe. So, let’s list… Read More

February 2, 2019

World of Prymzia Free Ebook

All those minor characters—they give personality and flavor to a book. However, they are easily forgotten. In the Prymzia series, the minor characters have their own stories.  The first short story from the World of Prymzia e-book series is The Potter’s Apprentice.  It’s free!  All you have to do to receive the free e-book is… Read More

January 27, 2019

What about book 2?

Mystery, danger, and the fantastic, moves book 2 of the Prymzia series forward.  Writing this young adult novel has been and is an adventure. It’s not yet ready for release, but if you haven’t read book 1, Prymzia: Ravager of the Sea, click the link and see where you can order it. I can’t wait to start… Read More

December 27, 2018

Christmas Memories

Think about those Christmas memories – past, present, and look to the future.    Memories of being a little girl falling asleep to the tree lights as they illuminated the wall outside my bedroom door. Memories of my little boys singing during their Christmas programs are just a few things that make me smile.   Memories of… Read More

November 22, 2018

Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow. Yay! Can’t wait to eat that yummy food—turkey, potatoes, yams, pie. I’m full just thinking about it. I’m full of excitement, joy, and love. It’s not about the food. It’s about relationships. Mom, Dad, sons, daughters-in-law, and extended family.  My hope is that everyone is with someone on this day. Even through… Read More

November 15, 2018

Imagination & Creativity

Stories are created as the imagination spins and weave mysterious, thrilling, and fantastic characters and worlds. Readers step into these worlds and create their own visualizations of them. Imagination and Creativity– an entertaining combination.

October 23, 2018

What’s Their Story?

I’m at one of my favorite coffee shops enjoying a freshly brewed cup of coffee, and a hot bowl of potato soup. I notice the different groups of customers chatting away. Ladies giggle as they conversate. I wonder who they are…what is their story? Even when we meet an individual for the first or second time, do we really know their story? I think… Read More