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I’ve been knee-deep in self promotion since I’ve self-published. It doesn’t always come naturally, but I’ve been surprised at the ideas and opportunities that come up. I’m still very small potatoes. And that’s great. But I’ve been inspired to share what I’ve learned from this journey so far. Teaching is one of my passions so … Continue reading


Three years ago today, I published my little book of nature meditations. I’ve been thinking a lot about what might be next for me, as a writer. My first book was about an experience I had with a group of kids – those kids really inspired me to write. And now, I’m in experiential mode … Continue reading

Independent Bookstore Day and Saint Paul Art Crawl

This weekend my book will be dancing for joy at two events. Independent Book Store Day is this Saturday, April 28. Each independent bookstore has it’s own twist on this special day from giveaways to games. My book will be participating at the Red Balloon Bookshop on Grand Av in St. Paul. If you go, … Continue reading

These Minneapolis Moms Are Rockin’ the Writing World

There is an entrepreneurial group of women with a variety of businesses in Minneapolis who gather to share business tips and celebrate successes. The Mompreneurs! I am hosting an event with another mom to highlight the creative voices of our women leaders and neighbors. Published authors of children’s, teen’s, and adult fiction as well as … Continue reading

Enter My Giveaway

It is a winter wonderland in the north and I am celebrating by hosting an ebook giveaway. I invite you to enter and to share this link with others you think might be interested too. Stay cozy!

August 27th Reading at Minnesota Wildlife Refuge

August 27th Reading at Minnesota Wildlife Refuge

I will be participating in the Cracked Walnut 2017 Lit Fest on Sunday, August 27th at the Minnesota Wildlife Refuge at 2pm. The address is 3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425. The theme for the afternoon is “Sanctuary” and several authors are participating.  Jeanne Lutz is hosting and the authors reading are: Heidi Czerwiec James Kendall Sarah Hayes Jonathan Proctor Mary Jo … Continue reading

A Very Merry Unbirthday!

Twenty months, and one day – old. Or young! Many Ways to See the Sun was published November 30, 2015, but there are still many adventures ahead! The latest adventure is with Amazon, Etsy, and Goodreads… My book has been on Amazon through my distributor, Itasca Books, but I am in the process of switching … Continue reading

We are all scientist, dear readers!

According to librarians, I’m like Albert Einstein. Last November I participated in a local author event at the the Rum River Library in Anoka, MN. My book has been available at the Anoka County Library since then. I recently looked up my book on the online catalog and was surprised to find that it is … Continue reading

TV Interview

Check out some cool authors and their hot books! Librarian Elizabeth Ripley hosts Beyond the Book, a show featuring local authors on QCTV (Quad Cities Community Television). In the latest show, she interviews four intriguing local authors, including ME! It is a half hour program and I am featured at about 21 minutes. Hope you … Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Hello and happy fall! I have a few events coming up that I’d like to share with you. On Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., I will be participating in the Anoka County Library Local Author Fair. On Monday, January 30, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. I will be sharing my imagination presentation … Continue reading