Hi, Everyone! It has been two years since my husband passed, and I have not been as diligent in my writing as I should have been. These past two years have slipped away like a dream, seeming to be eternally slooooow, but at the same time they disappeared in the blink of an eye. So […]


  Dear friends, Plot twists in a book make for good reading, but unexpected situations in real life can ground your story to a halt. Six weeks ago after publishing Tribal King I lost my husband, best friend, and eternal companion to a fatal car accident, and I am still trying to pull myself out […]

Author Fair Coming Up!

  Hey, everybody! This semester is coming to a close; only another month left to go until I graduate! I will be in Springfield at the UIS STARS Symposium Thursday and Friday making a poster presentation on a research paper abstract, and then I’m off to an author fair at the Savanna Museum and Cultural […]

Full Website Is Up!

Hi, Readers! My full website is up at My book lists, schedule of events, and full bio have been moved to the main website, but I will still publish blogs from here, which will feed over into the main site. You can also sign up for newsletters or send me messages from the main […]

Welcome to my blogsite!

Come in and make yourself comfortable, look around, and check out my books. Both of my series are available in paperback and Kindle through my Amazon Author Page, and other e-book versions are available at my Smashwords Author Page. Check back often to read my blog and to see my schedule of events. Some events […]