Category Archives: Media

The Ripple Effect: A Word Gift to This Writer

A stone plopped into water formed ripples, creating concentric circles that moved out from the center and subsided gradually if nothing impeded their progress. Whether or not they ever came to a full stop, Teo wasn’t scientist enough to know. It looked to him as if the molecules touched by Read more →

Wonderful Review: Sailing out of Darkness

I admit it: I’m a terrible blogger. There’s so much else I’d rather do, like work on my next book or read or spend way too much time on social media, checking in with the world on that huge, huge time-hole called Facebook. And, no, the picture above has absolutely Read more →

Blog Tour for Sailing out of Darkness and Becalmed

The blog tour set up by TLC Book Tours has begun. They gave reviewers the opportunity to receive and review either book, so we have a some who chose Sailing out of Darkness and some who picked Becalmed.   My publisher for Sailing out of Darkness was snowed in (or Read more →

When Someone Gets It

You paint a picture, create a sculpture, write a poem or a book. Folk say they love this or that. A few say they don’t like anything you’ve done. Well, you try for a thank-you to them anyway, because that’s what you’ve been taught to do. Smile. Be polite. And Read more →

Introducting Sailing out of Darkness in My Words

  My publicist, River Laker of Silver Seas PR, shot these on board Sea Venture at Liberty Landing Marina, where we’d docked while I played grandmother to my daughter’s newborn a ferry ride away in NYC. Obviously, (sans doute!) I had no script. Nor the benefit of a make-up and Read more →

8 Authors Join Me at Launch Party for Sailing out of Darkness

  Win Books by: Barbara Claypole White, Anne Barnhill, Barbara Davis, Jessica Dotta, Jessica Topper, Laura Wharton, Lynne Hinkey, Robin Patchen, and Yours Truly! The Facebook Launch Party of Sailing out of Darkness Tuesday, December 17, 2013 9 AM to 8 PM Join us on Facebook: Click Here!!  

Virtual Launch Party for Sailing out of Darkness: Prelude 1

As I did before the launch of Becalmed, I’ll be posting tidbits to whet your appetite. The actual party takes place on Tuesday, December 17, on Facebook, and we’ll be there celebrating all day. Again, we’ll have a number of authors taking the floor for an hour or so who Read more →

Little Washington in Pictures: Fun on the Docks and in town

Reading and signing at the senior center, boat-party/book signing on board Sea Venture, and talk to English classes at the high school. Such fun!  

Fun on the Water: C&D Canal South in Pictures

Here are a few: More to come!

Promo Video #1: New York City with River Laker of SilverSeasPR

A video interview by River Laker of Silver Seas PR on board Sea Venture in New York harbor. He made this the day after the Manhattan book event. Having fun in the big city!   Where was the make-up and hair artist when I needed her? Still, we had a Read more →