A Drop of Wizard’s Blood is 1st Place Winner in Science Fiction/Fantasy at the 2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

  A Drop of Wizard's Blood  This book, which also won Finalist Awards in Young Adult Fiction and Cover Design, has just been released by Crossquarter Publishing Group. I wrote it more than fifteen years ago while living on our sailboat on Guam. It is the third book in The Eye of the Stallion fantasy series and is a stand-alone novel that continues the saga of the Time Drifters and star-crossed lovers, Dag-gar and Sonoria.
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Traveling to Guam in March 2017

Canoe sailing.
A Carolinian proa or outrigger canoe, sails in Guam's Apra Harbor. While I was on Guam last June as a delegate to the Pacific Arts Festival, I was approached about speaking before a meeting of the Guam Chapter of the International Literacy Association (formerly the International Reading Association) on March 11, 2017. I was honored to be invited and look forward to returning to Guam, which was my home for eleven years and to where I have returned each of the eight years since I retired and mo...
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First Draft of My Next Novel – Sneak Peak

Long, Cold Winters Well Spent: Three Novels Joined by One Idea  Red-Winged Black Bird on a Joe-Pye Weed, Saint Fiona of the Kitchen, and Lacey The Theme of a Trilogy Powerful women determined that their families will survive the emotional and physical devastation of war is the theme of this trilogy set in rural New England in the 1920's through the 1970's.  In Saint Fiona of the Kitchen, Fiona Finney McIntyre is an Irish-American matriarch who moves her family from Boston to a farm in the remo...
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Book Signings at Sundial Book Store, Chingoteague Island, Virginia

It was a long, warm summer, but a good one. On June 14 and again on August 2 during the famous pony round up and swim we had successful book signings at the Sundial Book Store on Chincoteaque Island in Virginia. Thanks for two great afternoons meeting people and talking about writing. And, we will be back for another signing around Thanksgiving. I'll post the dates as soon as they're set. Hope see you there!
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Brothers of the Fire Star—2012 Book of the Year Finalist

Brothers of the Fire Star was selected by ForeWord Reviews as a finalist in the 2012 Book of the Year awards. ForeWord Reviews recognizes distinguished books from independent and academic presses nationwide.  With Jennifer Szunko of ForeWord Reviews at the ForeWord Reviews Award Ceremony in Chicago during the annual convention of the American Library Association
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