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My 70th move lies ahead

Key among my bucketful of wishes after my second husband died was a wish not to travel, but rather to cease travelling, or at least to slow down the petty […]



Nearly time to board the plane for Spain! This is the research trip for my next novel that I’ve been anticipating for well over a year. It’s been in the […]


To e-publish . . . or not?

A year or two ago, Perth’s Writing WA put on an e-publishing seminar and one of the presenters was e-publisher Mark Coker of Smashwords who was currently on a promotional tour […]