Category Archives: Writing, book reviews and publishing, poetry, children’s books, YA and novels

Be Kind to Animals – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

I wrote this story, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He still has his monkey with him when he sleeps. He is now five years old. Children will learn that is it … Continue reading

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Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon – A Fun Book for Kids!

Barnes & Noble Link Ricky was the second book my husband and I worked on together. He is an adorable raccoon who gets into all kinds of trouble. Children will love reading about Ricky and all his mishaps all written … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

Well, it’s here! Spring! I thought I’d never see it this year! It has been a cold brrr winter albeit not too much snow. I did miss the fact that we did not have much snow. I love snow as … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Missing Cell Phone

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Davey and Derek Donato are twins, but not identical, who love to play detective. They are always ready for adventure living in the sleepy little town of Lindon where nothing happens. The twins overhear about…

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Do Your Children Love Elephants?

Are your children lazy? Do they not listen when you tell them what to do? If you are having problems with your children not paying attention? Check out this adorable book, Louey the Lazy Elephant. This is the first book … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

This is a post I scheduled back in 2013 that I wanted to share again. An Irish Blessing (A Blessing from St. Patrick)May the road rise to meet you,May the wind be always at your back,May the sun shine warm … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day!

Check out this video with some of my female authors. This video was created by Margot Kinberg for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019. Thank you, Margot! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n_3g32-rQVkOeY4CGjA87wQAyVFSeboE/view?ts=5c7ee9a4 Women all over the world will be celebrating this day. We … Continue reading

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How Safe is Social Media?

Check out this insightful infographic on the site above to learn more about How Safe is Your Online Data! Nicholas Rossis gives a thorough explanation about several online sites. Thank you, Nicholas, for making us more aware of these sites. … Continue reading

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Books Read in February 2019!

In between writing I managed to read eleven books which I reviewed on Goodreads and Amazon. Each month I will share the books I’ve read in a post per month. My goal for this year on Goodreads is to read … Continue reading

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What Is More Important, Writing or Keeping Up with Social Media, Emails, Other Blogs, Etc?

This is the question I have been asking myself lately. Should I write or try to keep up with the myriad of social media, email, and other blogs, etc. I have been torn between trying to keep up with all … Continue reading

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