Category Archives: My Books

Sharing my book content about my characters, settings, conflicts, and plot, and instruction I learned along the way to becoming an author.

A Trip Back Home

On February 11, I will be at a book signing in Danville, Iowa, at their public library. This will be my first in that area, though I spent many hours in the Danville Elementary School. Half of my student teaching … Continue reading

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Book Expo of America 2016

In May one of my books will be featured at the Great Book Expo of America 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. This will be my first exposure for my books at one of these events, so I do not know what to expect. … Continue reading

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Iowa Authors Interview

Recently a friend invited me to take part in an interview he is filming for Iowa Authors. He plans to air this session on PBS, a channel that features information about Iowa. He invited many authors from across Iowa, and … Continue reading

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WHEN DOORS SLAM SHUT

On Saturday, July 18, I went to my book signing in the Mount Ayr Public Library from 11:00 – 2:00 pm. It took place during Ayr Days as planned and advertised. However, though five people entered the library area, only … Continue reading

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Writing Career On Hold

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens. During those times, careers go on hold for a while. Last September was one such time for me, and I couldn’t finish editing my second and third novels that I … Continue reading

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MOUNT AYR BOOK SIGNING SCHEDULED

Here it is the end of June already. Time seems to fly by faster all the time. The Fourth of July celebration is next week, and then it’s time for my next book signing of the year! During Mount Ayr … Continue reading

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Burlington Book Signing – Home Again

What a beautiful day for a book signing! Many times during Burlington Steamboat Days, heavy rains and storms interrupt the open-air programs down on the waterfront. This time, it was mostly rain-free! The parade passed in front of the Burlington … Continue reading

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SUCCESSFUL BOOKSIGNING EVENT

On Friday, April 10, my husband and I traveled to Burlington, Iowa, to stay with my sister, Martha.  After spending the night with her, early in the morning we drove to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to the Barnes and Noble Bookstore … Continue reading

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DATES TO REMEMBER!

Three different book signings will take place in three locations. The first one scheduled is Saturday, April 11 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from 11:00-1:00 pm at Barnes and Noble Bookstore. The address is 333 Collins Road NE. Please plan to come … Continue reading

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My Two New Books – Published in Time for Easter!

Great news! My second and third books are now for sale! These are both mysteries, my favorite genre. Each setting is a different lighthouse in present day, and I hope you will love the stories as much as I do! … Continue reading

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