Middle grade historical fiction book on sale – “The Silver Coin”, book 3 of the Ancient Elements series.
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 ]
Today I’m interviewing one of my critique group members, Rick Crawford, a.k.a. Ricky Bruce. At last night’s critique group he handed me a copy of his newly released book, Stink Bomb. It’s always an exciting moment (kind of like a midwife?) when fellow-writers see their first copy of a book they helped critique. I decided …[ read more ]
Creating a Tagline
Okay, I need your help. I was updating my Google profile, and found a space for “tagline.” New concept. Do I have a tagline? Should I? I researched Google “taglines” and here’s what I found. As a writer, a tagline would help solidify my writing vision, and drive that vision for future books. According to …[ read more ]