Category Archives: Boat

Sea Venture, a Hudson Force 50 ketch

STORMS AND STORIES: Post-Hurricane, a Story from Mexico

One of my WIPs begins with a scene taken from my first storm on board Sea Venture. We’d moved the boat from the CA Delta to Marina Bay in Richmond, CA. The wind and waves had direct access through the Golden Gate to our slip. Michael was late returning from Read more →

Marketing Stage 3: Sailing out of Darkness Book Trailer

What can I say?  After yesterday’s fun, I decided to play some more.     Here is the new book trailer for Sailing out of Darkness. Would it make you want to read the book? Please let me know!  

Alligator River to Little Washington

Heading from Coinjock across the Albemarle Sound and then down the Alligator River took us out of cell phone and Internet range. How foreign that felt when we’d been able to talk or interact from the middle of the Chesapeake Bay and from several miles offshore.  We left the frigid Read more →

Pictures from Sea Venture’s Trip North to NYC

As seen on my Facebook Author Page, including Chesapeake City Book Signing:

The New Bern Sun Journal writes about Becalmed’s Boat Party!

My, oh, my, but a lovely article about Becalmed’s launch party on board Sea Venture showed up on the front page of the New Bern News Journal  today.  (Click on the link to read the online version.) You can see what fun we had. The Rocking Chair Bookstore almost sold Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 8

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 8 As we move toward Becalmed’s Facebook Launch Party on July 1, I invite you to meet Tadie Longworth. Share This Blog Post to Win For every unique share of this blog post on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, or other media outlets, I’ll enter your Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 7

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 7 Here we are at Day 7 of the prelude for the Becalmed’s Facebook launch Party on July 1. We’ve met James, Elvie Mae, and Rita Whitlock, along with Isa Wellington and Matt and Hannah Morgan and Matt’s brother Alex. (Oh, and Bethanne.) Today we Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 5

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 5 Here we are at Day 5 of the prelude for the Becalmed’s Facebook launch Party on July 1. We’ve met James, Elvie Mae, and Rita Whitlock, along with Isa Wellington. Today we meet the Morgans.  Share This Blog Post to Win FIRST WINNER CHOSEN Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 4

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 4 Here we are at Day 4 of the prelude for the Becalmed’s Facebook launch Party on July 1. We’ve met James, Elvie Mae, and Rita Whitlock. Today we meet the ethereal Isa.  Share This Blog Post to Win For every unique share of this Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 2

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 2 Here we are at Day 2 of the prelude for the Becalmed’s Facebook launch Party on July 1. Yesterday we learned a little about James. Today, we meet his wife, Elvie Mae.  Share This Blog Post to Win For every unique share of this Read more →