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Spirit Keepers

Spirit Keepers is finally completed, polished, and ready to go out into the world.  We are currently looking for an agent to represent our novel.  I have loved working with Marlise and pulling together a truly unique take on Native … Continue reading

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Current Project

I am excited to be co-writing a young adult magical realism book with the very talented Marlise Wabun Wind.  Drawing inspiration from her autobiography Woman of the Dawn and co-authored book, The Medicine Wheel, we are nearing completion of Spirit Keepers. … Continue reading

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12 years!

We are celebrating twelve years of my husband being cancer free by taking the kids to Disneyland.  Each checkup is such a relief and we decided to do something big for this huge landmark.  Our dear friend Dave works for … Continue reading

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New Changes

I am currently looking for a new agent.  As much as I enjoyed having Dianna represent me, the time finally came to ease up on her already heavy load at work and home.  I am in the process of researching … Continue reading

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Rewrite on Soul Sisters

After some valuable feedback from Harper Teen, I have rewritten much of Soul Sisters. Using The Crucible as a guide, I rewrote the bullying scenes to give the feel of a modern retelling of the Salem Witch Trials.  I believe … Continue reading

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New Research

My sister and long time editor just finished reading The Stewards. The protagonist, Hannah Briar is directly modeled after Sophia Scholl and other members of the White Rose Society, a German resistance movement during WWII.  My sister is eager for me to … Continue reading

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Finally done!

The Stewards is completed and finally ready to be sent off to my agent.  I modeled my story after the Cambodian Genocide and Pol Pot’s vision of turning his country into an agrarian communist state.  The inspiration came after my … Continue reading

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Still in the works…

I am about half-way through The Stewards and will work to complete the first draft by December.  I took a month break from writing to catch up on some long neglected reading.  I just finished Argo, Mans Search for Meaning, … Continue reading

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Research

My fifth book Honored is complete and will be sent off to my agent this week.  While editing my latest manuscript, I discovered that there was room for a prequel and I will tuck that away for the future.  For … Continue reading

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Completed

The first rough draft of Honored is complete.  I am currently editing my manuscript so that it will be ready for my agent by the start of the summer.  At the same time, I am beginning the outline for my next book, … Continue reading

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