Tag: Ancient Elements

  • The Alabaster Jar Novel – Audio and Book Sale

    The first three audio chapters of The Alabaster Jar are available today for free at this link.

  • The Silver Coin – The Aleppo Connection

    John Dewey once said meaningful learning occurs when successive learning experiences “are integrated with one another. It [a learning experience] can be built up only as a world of related objects is constructed.” That’s one of the tasks of volume 3 in the middle grade historical fiction series Ancient Elements –  The Silver Coin. This adventurous series about life …[ read more ]

  • The Silver Coin

    Book 3 of the Ancient Elements series is now in its final editing stage! This ship is one of the illustrations in the book by my wonderful illustrator, Marsha Ottum Owen. The book’s cover art is still in the development stage.We hope to publish by the end of June, or early July. If you’d like to …[ read more ]

  • Author Visit to Kennedy Middle School

      Last week I spent a day and a half at Kennedy Middle School in Cupertino  sharing with their  6th grade students (500 of them in groups of 60 at a time!) about my Ancient Elements series of books, The Bronze Dagger, The Alabaster Jar, and The Sliver Coin. They also got to see and touch my ancient artifacts. What …[ read more ]

  • The Silver Coin

    Mainlining sugar via Red Vines kept the flow of words moving yesterday as I hunkered down to complete the first chapter of book three in my Ancient Elements series, The Silver Coin. I’m excited to have accomplished the bulk of research for the final book, and to have posted a visual outline in my study …[ read more ]