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About Me

My great passions have always included reading and writing. When not engaged in one of those past times, I enjoy baking, walks and time spent with friends and family.

I grew up in a small town and moved to L.A. after college. Adventures in that strange urban terrain inspired me to write my first novel, Dating Maggie.

As a kid I have a vague recollection of creating “magazines” with a pencil and ruled notebook paper. I made family members buy copies for a quarter. I’ve been writing a variety of things since then: marketing copy, plays, short films and online content.

Virginia Woolf would be proud that I’m now able to write-in a room of my own-under the clouds of the Pacific Northwest. Sometimes my husband and son pop in to check on me.



From First Draft to Publication talks more about my writing journey. 

Find me on Twitter  Facebook  Goodreads and Limitless Publishing

I also write a blog about marriage and motherhood called The Lady Curmudgeon


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