Hundreds Attend Book Launch to tell WWII Vets Thanks

Many of you participated in our book launch party for They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans on Saturday, Nov 4, 2017, at the Allen County Public Library. I think it’s safe to say, as the photo below shows, it was a smashing success! Several hundred people are estimated to have attended to meet/... Continue Reading →

They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans is Hot Off the Press!

Wow! It’s done! My second book of World War II interviews is done! They Did It for Honor: Stories of American WWII Veterans contains 34 stories of men/women who served in every branch from 1941-1946. The war ended in 1945, but many continued serving during the occupation period in Japan and Europe. The book is... Continue Reading →

New Children’s Books Promote Health & Good Role Models

For the past several months I’ve worked with a new children’s book publisher, Purple Toad Publishing (http://purpletoadpublishing.net/). The editor, Cynthia Cope, is great! She replies to my emails and is friendly and pays promptly—something every writer enjoys! Better yet, she has assigned me to write two Middle Grade books for her company that were recently... Continue Reading →

Indy Author Fair Offers Opportunities for Writers, Readers

Recently I was honored to be chosen to participate in the Indy Author Fair. It was held at the Central Library in downtown Indianapolis. The Indy Author Fair is presented by the Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library. The fair was free and included other free activities including a... Continue Reading →

Six Tips for Writing Celebrity Profiles

Articles about celebrities are one of the easiest types of articles to sell. Editors know readers want to learn what makes well-known people tick. The good news is that you don’t have to be famous to interview celebrities. My name isn’t Barbara Walters, yet I’ve interviewed Bill and Gloria Gaither, Joe Bonsall of The Oak... Continue Reading →

Guest Speaking for Michelle Medlock Adams at Taylor University

Most writers owe their success/ progress to another writer or two. I could list several from the former Fort Wayne Christian Writing Club who helped me get started writing—Jim Watkins, Linda Wade, Rosa Liston, to name a few. They patiently helped me learn the ins/outs of how to create something editors would want to publish.... Continue Reading →

Best-Selling Author Tess Gerritsen Speaks at Wells County Public Library

I’m thrilled to say I met a best-selling author this week! Tess Gerritsen, creator of Rizzoli and Isles books and TV show and author of 24 fantastic suspense novels, including Gravity, visited the Wells County Public Library on Wednesday, October 2. It was a great night with a turnout of 100+. This was a big... Continue Reading →

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