Come to Book Heads Bookstore in downtown Plymouth, Wisconsin on Saturday, May 6 between 11-3p for their Children's Author Event! Three local Children and Young Adult authors will be there to sign their books and answer questions. The bookstore is also offering a discount on Children's books (see store for details). This event is the … Continue reading Children’s Author Event
Two weeks ago, we began a discussion on story lengths. This came from a question I have been asked of late: what types of story types are there? This is a more complex answer than it may appear. On the surface, we have two types of stories: the novel and the short story. We began … Continue reading Story Types: The Novel
Last week, I was interviewed by Rex Owens during Conversations with Wisconsin Artists on Sun Prairie's KSUN 103.5. The hour long program airs twice a month and features people with a variety of artistic expertise. During my interview, I spoke about what inspired me to write my fist novel, The Vanishing Kidnapper, as well as my experience with Intercultural Communication. … Continue reading Conversations with Wisconsin Artists Interview
As promised, here are the finer details for the Gathering of Authors this Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. come to the Wisconsin Downtown Open House. In Plymouth, there will be a variety of events, including a gathering of several local authors who will share their books with visitors. Each author will provide a … Continue reading A Gathering of Authors this Saturday!
Mark your calendars! On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Book Heads Bookstore and Seranya Studios Art Boutique are co-hosting 10 local authors in a multi-author book signing happening during the Downtown Wisconsin Open House. From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., various historic buildings in chosen towns all over Wisconsin will be open for tour. Plymouth, Wisconsin - once known as … Continue reading Book Signing during Downtown Wisconsin Open House
The world of e-books has created strong supporters and staunch resistance, especially among writers. Fiction writers tend to be fiction readers and it seems many of us avid fiction readers agree that no matter the cost to our checkbook, getting to hold a book in our hands is worth it. However, being able to pack … Continue reading The Vanishing Kidnapper – now an e-book!
I enjoy history, which is one reason I wrote a historical mystery novel. But when writing fiction, the author has to dig into the life of her characters. One aspect of that is health. In the late 1800s, when The Vanishing Kidnapper takes place, what was it like to get sick? Was it a death … Continue reading Medicine, Now and Then
Publishing my first novel is a great reason to restart my blog. After years of writing, editing, and searching for a publisher, The Vanishing Kidnapper is finally in published form. Teenagers John and Kaitlyn Rivers have a simple life in their 1870s outpost, running their family's general store for the surrounding communities and operating the stagecoach stop. … Continue reading New Book!