News, Selkie King Mysteries, The Sea Child

An Interview with Maddie Lewis

An Interview with Maddie Lewis, protagonist of The Sea Child: CN: Welcome, Maddie. I have enjoyed getting to know you and hope our audience will too. Just so you know, I'm not going to reveal any spoilers to them. They'll just have to read The Sea Child to find out what happens to you and… Continue reading An Interview with Maddie Lewis

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The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 17.1 to 17.3 — Another Visit from Eli

Ch 17.1 Life in Prison -- Ezra got up, ran a hundred laps around his room, did thirty pushups and then fifty situps. Afterwards, he stared out the window at the sundial hill, which had now crumbled. Ezra was sure he was going to die of boredom. After all, there was only so much time… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 17.1 to 17.3 — Another Visit from Eli

The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 13.4 and 13.5 — Down A Secret Passageway and Butterfingers

Chapter 13.4 Down A Secret Passageway --  Ezra ducked into an alcove, crawled behind the suit of armor, pushed the lever down, and then slipped through the opening in the back into the secret passageway. “Ezra!” Franklin bellowed as he raced past. Ezra chuckled. No matter how many times he did this, Franklin always fell… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 13.4 and 13.5 — Down A Secret Passageway and Butterfingers

The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 12.5 — Felix Helps Out

Ch. 12.5 -- Janine looked up at Old Bob’s kind face. “I need a few things from the castle. Will you keep Freddie here until I come for him?” “You can’t go back up there. It’s too dangerous.” Janine shook her head. “No one will see me. I’ll take the servants’ staircases. Everyone is at… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 12.5 — Felix Helps Out

News, On Writing

League of Utah Writers Conference

Thank you to all those who worked so hard to put the writers' conference together and make it a success. I enjoyed it very much, learned a lot, and made some new friends. Thanks to all the presenters and teachers, and for the keynote speaker, Mette Ivie Harrison, whose address was very inspiring. Thank you also… Continue reading League of Utah Writers Conference

Book Reviews

David: The Unseen

Book Review: David (Book 3 in the Unseen series), by Johnny Worthen: I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this series.  Eleanor was amazing, and Celeste was a heart-wrenching, action-packed cliffhanger (Ahhh!), so I have waited impatiently for David to come out.  This third and final book did not disappoint me. After assuming the shape of a… Continue reading David: The Unseen

Personal updates

Dr. Who

Dr. Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven Last night we saw the movie Doctor Who: Dark Water/Death in Heaven, the TV show’s two-part eighth season finale, now out on the big screen. This movie, along with the prequel The Doctor’s Meditation (which came on after the movie) gets all the fans excited for Season 9, which… Continue reading Dr. Who

Double Play, News, Personal updates

League of Utah Writers Conference

The League of Utah Writers annual conference was held in Logan this weekend (August 28-29), and my friend, Annette, and I drove up together. We had a great time. The classes were fun, interesting, and informative, the food was delicious, and I got to pitch my new book. I talked to other authors, handed out… Continue reading League of Utah Writers Conference

Personal updates

Friends

Today I attended the bridal shower for my friend’s daughter. Marilyn and I have been the best of friends for almost 30 years. Our babies played together, and our families spent many happy hours visiting each other. No matter how much time goes by or how many miles separate us, when Marilyn and I get… Continue reading Friends