Monthly Archives: August 2010


Young Hoosiers Book Award 2

I love days like today.  Clouds have moved into Oregon cooling things down, and I’m sitting at my desk (actually standing) working on a book, and I get an email from my librarian friend in Indiana, Myrna Fields, saying that “Cryptid Hunters” has won the 2009-2010 Young Hoosiers Book Award […]


Contest #3! Free signed hardback copy of TENTACLES! 6

Our second contest has concluded. Yet another lucky winner has been chosen and has been sent a signed copy of one of my novels. For those who didn’t win don’t despair. The third contest is up with another question, but this time the question is from my novel “Cryptid Hunters.” […]


Pie Season, etc.

It’s been a little while since I made an entry.  I’ve been busy writing…working on several projects…but the one taking up most of my time right now is the second book in the “Storm Runners” series.  The first novel of the 3 part series will be out in 2011.  Odd […]


2010 Willamette Writers Lifetime Achievement Award 2

Last night I had the great pleasure of receiving the 2010 Willamette Writers Lifetime Achievement Award…  I don’t think my lifetime is nearly over yet, but it was wonderful to get the award.  It was presented at the Willamette Writers banquet during their annual conference.  If you live in the […]