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Derringer Award presentation

This was the thrill of a lifetime, a dream come true. I received the Derringer Best Long Story award for my story “Death in the Serengeti.” The Derringers are awarded by the Short Mystery Fiction Society, and were presented at the World Mystery Convention (Bouchercon) in St. Petersburg, Florida. I’m having technical problems uploading the […]

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Bouchercon panel appearance

At the World Mystery Convention (known as Bouchercon), I appeared on a panel about writing in multiple genres. I had been really excited about this assignment, since I “peanut-butter” myself across almost all genres, and it was a good time. I believe the audience was entertained and informed. (left to right) Karen E. Olson, Carla […]

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Humor story collection released

I’m very proud to release my first short story collection, Shimmers and Laughs: Eight Wildly Hilarious Tales. Available now in ebook and print versions at all major online outlets, it features my funniest stories, including “Little Blue Fuzzy,” “She’s No Shimmer,” “Beloved,” “Tiffany Gets Her Boobs,” “One-Night Stands for Love and Glory,” and others. From a little […]

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Appearance on The Creative Penn podcast

Joanna Penn interviewed me for her exceptional podcast for writers, The Creative Penn. We talked for almost an hour about my book, How to Get Your Book Into Schools. If you aren’t already subscribed to the podcast, check it out here. Video is available on The Creative Penn’s YouTube channel here.