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Family activity with the Humanists

Hi! Like many of you, I’ve been hunkering down these past months, through COVID-19, and just life. I hope you are well and that your life is filled with more blessings than troubles. I’ve got a small event coming up in Minneapolis. Please join me, or If you know anyone with children or grandchildren interested … Continue reading

Audio and Video

I’ve been dreaming of turning my stories into audio for awhile, encouraged by kind folks like you. I learned about a free recording studio at the St. Paul Public Library, a maker’s space. I jumped at that chance, well sort of jumped. It took me awhile to muster the gumption to schedule myself for the … Continue reading

Book Fair

Hey writers and lovers of books! You are invited to the 3rd Annual Writer’s Book Fair and Festival, this weekend in Rosemount. I’ll be there hosting a self-publishing booth. Hope to see you.   Friday, March 22, 6p.m. (doors open for dinner at 5:30pm) ​Keynote address and dinner with David Housewright ​ Workshops and Book Fair … Continue reading


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