Who knew there’s a big market for audio books in the middle-grade & young adult market? Everyone but me, apparently. I guess kids in school are listening on their phones instead of their teachers. Brian Schwartz of Selfpublish.org has been guiding me through this new adventure. Jonathan Taylor & his
A young Ukrainian woman is determined to get to the bottom of her beloved grandparents’ suspicious deaths in Moss’ thriller. Orphaned Deborah Sokolov and her older brother, Ethan, live with her Ukrainian grandparents in a two-story house in an area of Brooklyn known as Little Odessa. At 17, she considers
Finally getting my creaky act together. I’ve finished writing my middle grade historical fiction, Tommy Collins: Operation Overlord and my YA murder mystery, She-Wolf & . They’re at the publishers getting designed & covered. I hope to have them out by year’s end, although unfortunately not in time for Christmas.
Last Saturday, July 13, Mil-Tree, the organization founded by Cheryl Montelle to support active duty & military veterans, held a fundraiser dinner at a local restaurant, the Country Kitchen. Cheryl invited me and Carla Sameth to read from our books (mine: Losing Normal; Carla’s, One Day on the Gold Line)
Turiya Autry, reporter for the Desert Trail, came to visit our workshop last week. Here’s the article she wrote: ============= JOSHUA TREE — Writers have gathered for the past two months to participate in Mil-Tree’s Wednesday Writing Workshops. The ongoing series invites and inspires veterans, active-duty service members, family and
In February, Losing Normal was announced as the winner of the 2019 SPARK award, presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. The SCBWI email announcement: “Congratulations!! You have won this year’s SPARK Award in the Novel category. The judges were very impressed with LOSING NORMAL. The