Congratulations to all of those who were selected to be finalists for the Washington State Book Awards! 13 Books for Youth honored in Washington State Book Awards, sponsored by the Washington Center for the Book! (Awards are for books published in 2016.) I've read several of these books already and am glad I don't have to … Continue reading Washington State Book Award Finalists
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While I wait to see where Smokey’s story will land, I’m working on another novel, this one a young adult with themes of friendship and loyalty. It's in its first draft infancy, so things may change, we'll see.
When I brought Smokey home in December, 2009 and learned some of what happened, I knew I had to write about it. I entered an early draft of the story to the 2011 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest where Smokey’s Walkabout was a finalist in the Children’s/Middle Grade category. That early draft was way … Continue reading The Journey
I have accepted an offer to be represented by Steven Chudney of The Chudney Agency! This is a culmination of many attempts over the years to have my writing work represented by a literary agent. For me, this is a dream come true. A mere period ( . ) will not suffice!
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