The Gift of Reading

When I say that I believe reading is a gift, it is a message that comes from my heart. The joy–and even sorrow–that comes from a book can be a comforting companion. The emotions and thoughts they provoke unrivaled. It is something that I want all children (and adults) to experience. It is why you will always find books underneath our Christmas tree each year.

An Inside Look: Dani and the Haunted House

Let's be honest, I couldn't very well write my own book review. However, in honor of Halloween, I thought I would take this opportunity to give you an inside look at the book. I know, a bit self-serving, but I hope you'll bear with me as I would love to introduce you to some of my [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Children's Books, Project Literacy, Sunday Morning|Comments Off on An Inside Look: Dani and the Haunted House

The Indie Author Community Celebrates #PoweredbyIndie

When I learned Amazon was dedicating the entire month of October in celebration and recognition of indie authors, I didn’t need to imagine the cheer that reverberated throughout the indie community. The excited chatter from all the talented indie authors I’ve connected with over the years was palpable.

By | October 8th, 2016|Project Literacy, Sunday Morning|4 Comments

Let the holiday merriment commence

As I look back upon 2015, I have so much to be thankful for. I have been blessed with a loving family, health, and fulfillment. That last part is due in large part to the kindness I have found among my readership---yes, you! Thank you for following my blog and the Dani P. Mystery series. Your support and outpouring of encouragement have meant the world to me.

By | December 23rd, 2015|Sunday Morning|2 Comments

A Grateful Thanksgiving

I would like to take just a moment of your time to express my appreciation. I am incredibly thankful to all of you who stop by to read my weekly blog, those who have journeyed with me the past couple of years as I have embarked upon my path as an Indie writer, and for all those who have supported the Dani P. Mystery series. You have all blessed my life in so many ways.

By | November 24th, 2015|Sunday Morning|2 Comments