Arts Festival!

Get ready for some art in February. I’ll be sharing and selling some of my photographs at the 49th Annual Parkview Fine Arts Festival next month along with some other fabulous artists. The Festival also celebrates Writers and Music, so it will be a fun time.

Happy Winter Solstice, a Reminder, and a Gift

It’s the longest night of the year. But! this means the days will start to get noticeably longer in the not-too-distant future. So, light some candles, wear a warm sweater, have a warming drink, read a good book, and cuddle with your nearest and dearest. The Reminder is that the short story ebook anthology, Magick…

Mountain Holidays

I wanted to share with you some Rocky Mountain Christmas moments as we enter the holiday season. All of these images are available for sale as cards or prints on Fine Art America. To all of you in the United States, have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving holiday this Thursday.

Christmas Anthology Available for Pre-order

My short story ‘Closed for Christmas’ was accepted into the Dragon Soul Press Anthology ‘Magick and Mistletoe’. It is now available for pre-order as an e-book from Amazon for $1.99. Order now and have it available on your eReader Dec. 20th for some Christmas reading. ‘Closed for Christmas’ is a sweet Christmas crime story with…

Book News

I’m heading to Minneapolis today to attend the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. In honor of this event as well as to announce the approaching release of my new Rowan O’Donnell mystery, Exposure, on Sept. 26, I am having a sale! The first three ebooks in the Rowan O’Donnell series as well as the short story…

A Summer Trip

For a family reunion, I spent some time in Truchas, New Mexico this July. I thought I would share some of my pictures from Truchas and from Bandelier National Monument nearby. Wall Art in Truchas. Apricots ripening on the tree. At Bandelier National Monument. Rockwall art and a little friend. In the garden at the…

Sandhill Crane Migration

Last March, my mother and I drove to Monte Vista, Colorado. This small and old agricultural community and town is near the town of Alamosa and not far from the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The reason we were there was to see some of the annual migration of the Sandhill cranes. These…

Earthly Beauty

The Central Park Artists Pop Up Show last week was a great time meeting people in the community and enjoying the company of my fellow artists. I realized as I was setting up the show that I have not posted some of my new photography work here on this blog. I’m rectifying that today and…

My Gift to You

Update: This story has been removed from the page, but it is still available for purchase from the link below. Wishing everyone a happy New Year! I’ve written a Christmas short story in the Rowan O’Donnell Mystery series universe. It takes place after Ambient Light and before the new novel Exposure which comes out in…

Her West, a new collection of Short Stories

I have a new collection of short stories available to buy, just in time for Christmas! Her West is a collection of nine stories featuring contemporary women in the west who are facing various struggles and meeting them with grit, determination, and self-discovery. Three have never before been published. The collection also includes Mountain Trout,…