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Goodreads Giveaway

Five Star Publishing, the publisher of my trilogy The Iron Horse Chronicles, is sponsoring a giveaway on Goodreads for copies of the ARC of Golden Spike. Golden Spike, the third book in the trilogy is scheduled for release on July 19, … Continue reading

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Verisimilitude or Phony History

In writing The Iron Horse Chronicles, I work hard to create verisimilitude in my story. A current television series and a recent movie about building the first transcontinental railroad have frustrated me by resorting to phony history to create sensationalism. If … Continue reading

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Will Rogers Medallion Award Finalist

Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One, has been chosen as a 2015 Will Rogers Medallion Award finalist. According to the award organization’s website, “Will Rogers was a respected writer and cowboy entertainer whose work embodied and demonstrated the traditions … Continue reading

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Eagle Talons’ Publication Update

Eagle Talons, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book One will be released by Five Star Publishing in hardcover on October 22, 2014, just three weeks from now. Eagle Talons is listed in the Edelweiss Fall 2014 Catalog. Go to the following website: http://edelweiss.abovethetreeline.com/CatalogOverview.aspx?source=catalog&catalogID=312706&savecook=1&startIndex=20&rows=10&sord=1&savecook=1 … Continue reading

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Libraries and Bookstores

Libraries and bookstores are my favorite places to shop. When I am looking for mundane items, such as hardware or clothing, if the item I seek is available I make my purchase and depart, otherwise I just leave. When I go to a … Continue reading

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SCBWI WordWorms

The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators is an international organization “dedicated to bringing its membership the information and skills needed to forge a successful career as a writer or illustrator of children’s books.”  I have been a member of SCBWI since … Continue reading

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