I Finally Have A Kindle Ebook Device

You’d think if I was a self-published ebook author, I should be able to read my own stuff. Of course, I’ve been reading my stuff for six and a half years now. I practically know it all by heart. No, seriously, now I can read others’ works and write reviews and join that “club.” I […]... Read More

Whatever’s On My Mind Today

I’m so happy Outlander is back on. This season is based on my favorite novel in the series – Voyager. I haven’t told a lot of people, but I read Outlander’s first six novels, I think, a half-dozen times, back to back. Then the next two, Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own […]... Read More
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Texas and Other Things

I truly am astonished at the pictures on The Weather Channel of Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. I’m also proud of our fellow human beings—firemen and women, police, all those out there making their rescues. I’m especially proud of those unofficial men and women, going out on their own to see where they can help, even if […]... Read More

And even more characters in Eva and the Irishman – America

Kelly Ann Sullivan: She was born and raised in the Irish neighborhood of Chicago in abject poverty. When she’s a young child, her father abandons her and her mother. It’s rumored Kelly’s mother resorts to prostitution, inviting men into their tenement in the slums, leaving Kelly vulnerable to those with bad intent, and a mother […]... Read More

Eva and the Irishman is hot off the presses!

As of this date, Eva and the Irishman has been uploaded to Smashwords.com and is available for download on your ebook device! This first novel in the Eva and the Irishman series is FREE. In a few weeks, we will put up Wild Rose and the Horseman for pre-order. I want to thank my sister […]... Read More

Main Characters in Eva and the Irishman, first novel in the Eva and the Irishman series.

Finnish Characters: Part One, Origins, 1890’s Eva Maki: Pronounced AY-vah. A country girl, she’s just turned eighteen. Still very much a child, she’s on the cusp of womanhood. She’s discovering the wonders of young men her age. Tall and strawberry blonde, she’s strong and independent, and the eldest of three girls, all cut from the […]... Read More

Waiting for the Debut

Self-publishing is happening! I have a great professionally produced book cover by Tatiana Vila of viladesign.net that was reasonably priced and took about a week to have completed (see it in the column on the right). My sister Annette has been working on the ebook formatting. She’s mastering the process, and has moved forward with […]... Read More