Downton Abbey Brings My Family Together!

As this is a blog that honors well-written stories, I'm taking the opportunity to mention one of my favorite filmed shows-- Downton Abbey! Some of you are part of the craze that’s swept the English-speaking world that is Downton Abbey. If you are not a Downton Abbey fan yet, you should be! Downton Abbey is... 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 →

Pontiac Author Fair — Allen County (Indiana) Public Library

As an author of nine non-fiction middle grade children’s books, I’m always excited about opportunities to share about the writing process. This week I’ll be at the second annual Author Fair at Pontiac branch of Allen County Public Library on Tuesday, November 5 from 6:00-8:30. For more information go to <ahref=";. Benita Browning, branch manager,... 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 →

Playaways — Great Way to Read Children’s Books

As a public middle librarian, I choose to immerse myself in the reading of children’s books – classics and modern day – to try to interest and encourage students to read. As an author, this can be a challenge in finding time/energy to read after writing /researching most days. A great solution for me has... Continue Reading →

Teens Can Learn Ways to Help Prevent Human Trafficking at FREE workshop

Teens, pre-teens, homeschool students listen up! You have the chance to pick up some FREE Indonesian jewelry and make your own at a workshop called ‘Teens Giving Back’ to be held at the Allen County Public Library on June 6 at 1pm in the Young Adults Department. The workshop will be conducted by me and... Continue Reading →

Sign Up to Speak at Allen County Public Library Author Fair

Recently I took part in an author’s fair at the Pontiac branch of the Allen County Public Library. It was hosted by Librarian Benita Browning and was a lovely event. A variety of authors with genres from street lit to children’s poetry, memoirs and picture books discussed their books. It was interesting to learn about... Continue Reading →

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