Category Archives: Writing On A Sailboat

Stop by WFWA Café May 25-May 29

We’ll be discussing Sailing out of Darkness all week long at the Women’s Fiction Writers Association Café on Facebook. Stop by any time to comment or ask a question–and perhaps win the book! https://www.facebook.com/events/653668704758872/

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!  

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!  

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 →

New York City: Babies, Boats, and Books

I know you’ll forgive me for the blog silence when I explain that I’ve been just a little busy. Some of you will have seen the Facebook pictures of my time in the city, but here are a few to remind me and you of the important things in life. Read more →

Beta Reader Reviews BECALMED

From Nicole Petrino-Salter’s blog Into the Fire comes Becalmed’s first blog review.  I’m doing a happy dance. Here’s a bit out of the middle: Normandie Fischer leaves no question as to the authenticity of her sailing know-how in her entertaining first release Becalmed. Just as talented author Tom Morrisey has Read more →

Onward and Upward: New Roles and New Hats

I’ve had a lovely time as Executive Editor of Wayside Press, the general market imprint of Written World Communications, but it’s time to hang up that hat as I move forward into new roles. Two of my books release this summer, I’ve more on the hard drive in need to Read more →

My Turn at The Next Big Thing

I’m writing this blog post at the behest of Val Nieman, who tagged me to join in a blog hop called The Next Big Thing. Val is a delightful friend, a transplant to North Carolina from the cold North, and a very talented writer. Her latest, newest, Next Big Thing Read more →

New Writing Blog, Lost Friends

It appears that, when I upgraded Writing on Board from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, I made both blog-post pictures and people vanish into cyberspace. If, by any chance, you were among those following my writing world at http://writingonboard.com, then I’d be grateful if you’d drop by again and hit Subscribe. I Read more →