I'm thrilled to share my love for the written word and inspiration with fellow authors. As a creative writing teacher for twenty years and a writer for longer than that, I have a passion both for writing and facilitating the learning and inspiration process. 

Online classes to sharpen your skills:

(click on class names for more details)

Upcoming Classes, Fall 2018- Spring 2019! 

Love Poetry? Have I got some classes for you:

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Order my new books:

*** Love flash fiction and flash nonfiction?

My new craft book In a Flash is available now in print AND e-book formats. 

 

*** COMING SOON: Poetry Power, a craft book designed and written especially for poets of all writing-skill levels (arriving October 26, 2018)

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This Passing Fever, a collection of historical poems set in 1918, has just been published by FutureCycle Press.

  • If you'd like a signed copy, I'd be happy to do so! Contact me first with your address at: writer@pa.net.

  • I accept Paypal.

  • For unsigned copies of This Passing Fever .

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If sweet Regency, a la Jane Austen, is your thing, have I got the book for you!

Check out: Her Humble Admirer , a pet project under my pen name.

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Prompts to fire up your muse:

 

Creative Services:

  • Want a motivating Freelance Writing Study or Critique?

  • Need help writing your artist statement, cover letters/submission materials, or organizing or editing a poem, short story, visual art collection, essay, or book?

  • Care to creatively brainstorm your project or publication goals and set up a do-able plan with an author who's been there?

  • Interested in cover art or website imagery for your latest project? My photos have appeared on magazine and book covers.

 

Contact me for rates and availability.


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Write On!

Pen image by: Álvaro Serrano

Author photo on Biography page by: Amanda McGrath

All other site photography by: Melanie Faith unless otherwise noted