Spreading the Passion

March 2-6 was reading week at my son’s school. First Baptist Christian School invited me to read one of the books they were celebrating, and to speak with students about writing, being an author, and my experiences on the journey to publication. I attended Thursday the 5th, spoke with kids in grades 3-5, and [...]

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4 Words that Changed My Life Forever

THE NEWS “We’re moving to Florida!” Those were my husband words in February when he decided to get a new job. Although I knew the possibility of him getting a job outside of Grand Cayman was high, part of me hoped he would find one where we lived. When I first heard the words, panic [...]

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How Conferences and Workshops Changed My Writing Career

Growing up as a writer in Grand Cayman was a challenge, especially after leaving high school. Other than an English class at college, writing workshops or book fairs didn’t exist in the traditional sense. Published authors were minimal and I couldn’t go knocking on Dick Francis’s door when he moved to the island. If I [...]

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